Highly successful EUC Combat 2019 concludes in Zagreb

Highly successful EUC Combat 2019 concludes in Zagreb

The 2019 EUSA Combat Sports Championship drew to a close on August 3 at Bojan Stranić Hall in Croatia’s capital Zagreb, concluding the largest championship on EUSA’s summer programme.

From July 31 to August 3, 1237 participants from 404 different universities and 36 countries participated in biggest European Universities Championship this summer, which comprised of four sports: Judo, Karate, Kickboxing and Taekwondo, which was organised with the support of EUSA's partner organisations the European Judo Union, European Karate Federation, WAKO European Kickboxing Federation and World Taekwondo Europe.

Hall at EUC 2019 Combat

Four intense days of action, but incredible sporting spirit and sportsmanship, culminated in a final awards and Closing Ceremony at Bojan Stranic Hall, where the last of the karate athletes from the various divisions and categories were handed their medals, as well as the overall university winners of each category.

Medallists at EUC Combat 2019

President of Croatian Academic Sports Association (HASS) Mr Zrinko Čustonja, Operational Director of the Championships Mr Nikola Vincetic and SCAC Chair and EUSA Sports Manager Mr Besim Aliti addressed those in attendance, before Mr Aliti declared the Championships officially closed.

FINAL STANDINGS (per category)
Judo: University of Strasbourg (FRA)
Karate: University of Zagreb (CRO)
Kickboxing: University of Physical Education (HUN)
Taekwondo: National University of Ukraine in Physical Education and Sport (UKR)

All individual results in each category can be found at results.eusa.eu.

Women's medallists at EUC 2019 Combat

The next European Universities Championship will once again take place in Zagreb in 2021, but not before next year’s European Universities Games in Belgrade, Serbia, where all four Combat Sports form part of the Games’ programme.

EUC Combat 2019 action

For more information about this year’s event, please visit https://combatsports2019.eusa.eu.