International University Sports Federation

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The Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU, International University Sports Federation) is responsible for the organisation and governance of worldwide sports competitions for student-athletes between the ages of 17 and 28.wikipedia
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Universiade

World University GamesSummer UniversiadeWinter Universiade
They currently include two Universiades (summer and winter) and 34 World University Championships.
The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

Lausanne

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Between 1949 and 2011, it was based in Brussels (Belgium); since 2011, it is based in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Gaudeamus igitur

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They created the flag with a 'U' surrounded by stars, which was to begin its journey around the world, and replaced the national anthems at the medal-awarding ceremonies with Gaudeamus Igitur.
It was known as a beer-drinking song in many early universities and is the official song of many schools, colleges, universities, institutions, student societies and is the official anthem of the International University Sports Federation.

Primo Nebiolo

The Universiade in Turin was a success for the local Executive Committee, as well as for the man who was to change the future of the university sports movement: Dr. Primo Nebiolo.
Nebiolo became president of the International University Sports Federation, which among other things arranges the Universiade, in 1961.

International School Sport Federation

ISF
This distinguishes its role from the longer-established International University Sports Federation, which governs student sport from the ages of 17 to 25.

Lausanne campus

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A new building (Synathlon) will host the Institute of Sport Sciences of the University of Lausanne, the International Academy of Sport Science and Technology, the International University Sports Federation and the International Sport Cluster.

Competition

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The Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU, International University Sports Federation) is responsible for the organisation and governance of worldwide sports competitions for student-athletes between the ages of 17 and 28.

Student athlete

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The Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU, International University Sports Federation) is responsible for the organisation and governance of worldwide sports competitions for student-athletes between the ages of 17 and 28.

Brussels

Brussels, BelgiumBrussels-Capital RegionBruxelles
Between 1949 and 2011, it was based in Brussels (Belgium); since 2011, it is based in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Belgium

BelgianBELKingdom of Belgium
Between 1949 and 2011, it was based in Brussels (Belgium); since 2011, it is based in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Switzerland

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Between 1949 and 2011, it was based in Brussels (Belgium); since 2011, it is based in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Contract bridge

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FISU sanctions other competitions open to university students, such as the biennial World University Bridge Championships in contract bridge, "played under the auspices of the FISU".

Paris

Paris, FranceParísParisian
FISU was officially formed in 1949, but its origin goes back to the 1920s when the Frenchman, Jean Petitjean, organized the first "World Student Games" in Paris, France in May 1923.

France

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FISU was officially formed in 1949, but its origin goes back to the 1920s when the Frenchman, Jean Petitjean, organized the first "World Student Games" in Paris, France in May 1923.

Warsaw

WarszawaWarsaw, PolandWarschau
The following year saw the birth of the International Confederation of Students (ICS), which held a congress in Warsaw, Poland.

Poland

PolishPOLRepublic of Poland
The following year saw the birth of the International Confederation of Students (ICS), which held a congress in Warsaw, Poland.

Prague

Prague, Czech RepublicPrague, CzechoslovakiaPraha
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Czechoslovakia

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From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Rome

Rome, ItalyRomanRoma
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Italy

ItalianITAItalia
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Darmstadt

Darmstadt, GermanyHessen-DarmstadtDA
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Germany

GermanGERFederal Republic of Germany
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Turin

TorinoTurin, ItalyTorino, Italy
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).

Budapest

Budapest, HungaryPestBuda
From 1925 to 1939, many great sporting events were organized by the students and the ICS: in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1925, Rome, Italy in 1927, then again in Paris, Darmstadt, Germany (1930), Turin, Italy (1933), Budapest, Hungary (1935), Paris (1937) and Monaco (1939).