European Universities Games Debrecen-Miskolc 2024
The Hungarian cities of Debrecen and Miskolc will host the 7th edition of European Universities Games as this was announced at the EUSA General Assembly held in Madrid in April 2018. This would be the biggest University sport event organised in Hungary after the 1965 Summer Universiade. The European Universities Games will be held from 12-24 of July and the organisers expect more than 4500 athletes to compete in 20 different sport.
The European Universities Games is a multisport event engaging athletes from European universities, held every two years, hosted in different European university cities. The Hungarian cities of Debrecen and Miskolc are hosting the seventh edition of European Universities Games after Lodz, Poland were handed the hosting rights for 2022.
Representatives from the Organising Committee for the European Universities Games 2024 were present in Lodz, actively participating in many events, following the organisational matters, gaining best practices and experiences on the spot.
Volunteers that were engaged in this year’s Games did a great job promoting the European Universities Games 2024 among the students, athletes, volunteers and many other participants.
On 29 of July, the Organising Committee of the European Universities Games in 2024 Debrecen-Miskolc, Hungary, held a reception, where Mr Zoltan Rakaczki, Board member of the Hungarian University Sports Federation,spoke on behalf of the whole organizational committee of the next edition of the European Universities Games 2024 Debrecen- Miskolc explaining the structure of the Organizational Committee and also sharing that the official website of the next edition of the Games is already available for more information and details of the future organization. The OC of the European Universities Games 2024 will make sure that by the end of the year they will finalize the sports program, with the final list of sports that are going to take part of this edition of the games, as well as other cultural and educational events.
The last sixth edition of the European Universities Games held in Lodz, Poland were a successful multi-sport event with over 6000 people were directly engaged in the event, recording 4459 participants, representing 422 universities from 38 countries and over 800 volunteers contributed to the success of the event.
The European Universities Games in Debrecen and Miskolc in 2024 are preparing to follow the success of the previous editions, including the one from this year. The legacy of the games will be visibly clear as support from many institutions from across Europe and the local community will aid the development of university sports facilities in Debrecen and Miskolc.
For more information on the European Universities Games 2024 please see www.eug2024.eu