European Universities Beach Volleyball Championship

Split, Croatia: July 25-30, 2017


The European Universities Beach Volleyball Championship 2017 was held in Split, Croatia, hosting over 100 participants, representing 30 universities, from 18 countries. The championship took place along with the European Universities Championships of Sport Climbing and 3x3 Basketball, hosting a total of over 400 participants, representing 64 universities from 27 European countries.


EUSA Beach Volleyball 2017


The Championships were organised by the Split University Sports Association, the University of Split, and the Croatian Academic Sport Federation (CASF), with the support of the President of the Republic of Croatia, and in partnership with Municipality of Split, Split – Dalmatia County, Sports Climbing Club Marulianus and the Beach Volleyball Club Žnjan.


EUSA beach volleyball 2017 championship


EUSA was officially represented by EUSA Treasurer Mr Lorenz Ursprung and by EUSA Technical Delegate Mr Adriano Paco, assisted by Ms Michalina Laz. The team was also supported by EUSA Communications and Projects Manager Mr Andrej Pisl, and Sports Assistant Mr Davor Travnikar.


EUSA Beach volleyball 2017 championship 

In the women’s tournament, the gold was conquered by the University of Warsaw (POL), winning against the University of Graz (AUT) in the final. In the men’s tournament, a spectacular final match between University of Warsaw (POL) and Vilnius University (LTU) lead the Polish team to gain the gold. A special fair play award was assigned to the University of Graz (AUT) for women’s tournament and to the Technical University of Munich (GER) for men’s tournament. The awards for most valuable players (MVP's) were received by Klaudia Swistek representing University of Warsaw (POL) in women’s category, and by her colleague and partner Piotr Ilewicz representing the same university in the men’s category.


EUSA Beach Volleyball 2017 championship


A total of 150 volunteers was involved in the organisation of the event, contributing to make the event extremely successful.

The EUSA flag, at the end of the event, was passed to the representative of the Organising Committee of the next European Universities Beach Volleyball Championship, which will be held in Koper, Slovenia, in 2019.

EUSA Beach Volleyball 2017 championship


For detailed results, news and more information, please see the official website of the event at


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1.     University of Warsaw (POL)
2.     Vilnius University (LTU)
3.     Technical University of Munich (GER)
4.     Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BLR)
5.     University of Porto (POR)
6.     University of Split (CRO)
7.     Poznan University of Life Sciences (POL)
8.     Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences (POL)
9.     University of Frankfurt (GER)
10.  University of Ljubljana (SLO)
11.  University of Vienna (AUT)
12.  University of Jyvaskyla (FIN)
13.  Istanbul Gedik University (TUR)
14.  Tampere University of Technology 1 (FIN)
15.  Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (ISR)
16.  University of Maribor            (SLO)
17.  Utrecht University (NED)
18.  Tampere University of Technology 2 (FIN)
19.  Rovira i Virgili University (ESP)
20.  University of Primorska (SLO)


1.    University of Warsaw 2 (POL)
2.    University of Graz (AUT)
3.    University of Warsaw 3 (POL)
4.    Bern University of Applied Sciences (SUI)
5.    National Research University of Electronic Technology (RUS)
6.    University of Lorraine (FRA)
7.    Autonomous University of Barcelona (ESP)
8.    Wroclaw University of Science of Technology (POL)
9.    University of Warsaw 1 (POL)
10.    University of Minho (POR)
11.    University of Jyvaskyla (FIN)
12.    University of Split 2 (CRO)
13.    University of Split 1 (CRO)
14.    Royal Holloway, University of London (GBR)
15.    University of Physical Education (HUN)
16.    University of Ljubljana (SLO)
17.    Utrecht University (NED)
18.    Durham University (GBR)
19.    University of Zagreb (CRO)
20.    University of Primorska (SLO)