We are three months away from the beginning of the Summer Universiades Nº 30 and Argentina is present at the meeting of heads of delegation in Napoli. Emiliano Ojea (President of FeDUA), Adrián Verdini (Head of Delegation) and Emiliano Gordin (General Coordinator of Selections) make up the delegation that represents our country in the event that brings together people of more than 50 nationalities.
In the framework of this international meeting, today the draw for the group sports was made and it was defined that Argentina will participate in:
Female Rugby 7s
Rugby 7s male
In addition, during the meeting the organizing committee presented the progress status of the work with respect to the university and our representatives toured the various sports facilities, in addition to the villas in which the athletes will be located this year.
“I think Napoli 2019 will be a great contribution to university sports. Italy is a beautiful and sunny country with a fantastic culture, experience and knowledge. This year is also special because we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universiades, which were organized for the first time in 1959 in Turin, Italy, and also the 70th anniversary of FISU. Therefore, it is a great responsibility that we carry, and I wish everyone a great success “declared Oleg Matytsin, president of FISU.
For his part, Emiliano Ojea demonstrated his expectations regarding the Universiades de Napoli 2019: “We are very excited about what we are experiencing at the meeting. We value the great work that the organizing committee is doing. They have received us in a spectacular way and we are sure that the Argentine delegation will feel very safe in Napoli. All the Neapolitans are making us feel special, for them Argentina is a special place because of its relationship with football and Maradona. “