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About the event

Sport climbing is a fairly new sport on the World University Championships programme. This spectacular sport with a variety of disciplines is very popular among students.

Upcoming World University Championship
Koper (SLO), 2024 (9-12 Sept)

FISU Acting President
Leonz Eder FISU President

Dear friends, I am delighted to welcome you to Koper, for the 2024 FISU World University Championship Sport Climbing. Competing at the World University Championships is a career highlight for many university athletes. For others, it is a step up to the next level of performance.

What they all have in common is that they meet like-minded people. May these competitions not only serve as a sporting comparison but also as an opportunity for intercultural exchange. This is of particular importance and significance in the challenging times we are all facing

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Aleš Bržan
Aleš Bržan Mayor of Koper Municipality

Dear students, welcome to Koper!
Balancing study commitments with the training necessary to achieve peak performance in sport is anything but easy. All of you taking part in the FISU World University Sport Climbing Championships are proving not only that this is possible, but also that it’s possible to excel in various fields.

By cultivating the values of hard work, discipline and perseverance, the prerequisites for success in sport and in life, you are also setting an excellent example for lots of young people. Come September, when our city will host the FISU championships, …

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prof. Kutnar
Klavdija Kutnar Rector of the University of Primorska

Sports. These are incredible moments when human will and desire overcome the odds. These are the moments we remember. And not just the athletes, but those of us who cheer for them as well.

Ladies and gentlemen, It is with the greatest pleasure that I welcome this multi-day international event – the World University Championship, organised this year between 8 and 12 September by the University Sports Association in the Plus Climbing centre in Koper. The university city of Koper will thus host nearly 300 participants coming from 24 countries from different continents...

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Klemen Kristan President of Slovenian University Sports Association

Dear athletes, participants, and guests,

We are thrilled to host nearly 300 participants from 24 countries, showcasing the incredible talent and dedication of university athletes in the sport climbing community.

This championship is not just about competition; it is a celebration of intercultural exchange and camaraderie among young athletes worldwide. ...

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Dr. Jože Rovan President of the Alpine Association of Slovenia

Dear Student Athletes,

It is with great pleasure and honor that I extend a warm welcome to all of you, the participants of the FISU World University Championship in Sport Climbing, to be held in the beautiful city of Koper, Slovenia, in 2024.

On behalf of the Alpine Association of Slovenia, we are thrilled to partner in the organization of this prestigious event, which promises to be a remarkable celebration of talent, determination, and the spirit of sportsmanship.

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