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Sport Climbing

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.

Past World University Championships:

  • 1st WUC Sport Climbing: Shanghai (CHN), 2016 (12-16 Oct)
  • 2nd WUC Sport Climbing: Bratislava (SVK), 2018 (20-23 Jun)
  • 3rd WUC Sport Climbing: Innsbruck (AUT), 2022 (14-17 Jun)

Upcoming World University Championship

  • 4th WUC Sport Climbing: Koper (SLO), 2024 (9-12 Sept)

Competition venue

GPRJ+2M Koper – Capodistria
Foto: Tomaž Primožič

Competition venue

The competition in 2024 will take place on the outdoor climbing wall of the Koper Climbing Center. The climbing center is located in the city itself, next to the Bonifika sports stadium.

📍 Plus Climbing Koper, Ljubljanska cesta 2b, Koper

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Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire

Since its founding in 1949, the International University Sports Federation is the key driver to expand the role and reach of university sport around the world. FISU believes that sports values and sports practice work in perfect synchronicity within one’s university studies.

FISU offers opportunity and inspiration to students around the world to play sport. The health, wellbeing, and experiences that students gain from sport help them become active members in our global society.

In keeping with this adage, FISU organises world-class sports and educational events, all with the mission of providing university students with the opportunities to connect and exchange with students from around the world, in a collaborative and competitive environment. To achieve this, FISU has identified goals and a path to achieve them with the FISU Global Strategy 2027. This ten-year tactical game plan can be found here.

All FISU Member Associations are sorted by continent and in alphabetical order, using the official IOC country code.

Welcome to Koper!

Koper, the largest town of Slovenian Istria and the home of about one half of the population of the Municipality of Koper, is also the only Slovenian port; in addition, it also hosts one of the Slovenian universities.

Koper is considered one of the oldest Slovenian cities, with a rich history dating back to the Middle Bronze Age.

The town is surrounded by a diverse green countryside that is home to numerous natural sights.

The rural countryside is also intertwined with many cultural and historical sights, mysterious churches, fortresses and castles.