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British Universities and Colleges Sport – 2018 FISU University World Championships

It is intended to send a small canoe sprint team to the 2018 World University Championships in Szolnok, Hungary on 10-12 August 2018.

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Selection for this event is governed by British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and a selection policy is being developed in conjunction with BUCS.

The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise a series of World University Championships (WUCs) in even-numbered years.

In 2016, eight British athletes went out to Montebelo o Velho, Portugal to compete in the World University Championships, with a number of competitive performances. Canoe sprint athlete Joe Beevers claimed the only medal of the games, winning a bronze medal in the K1M 1000m final.

If any athletes are interested in competing in the 2018 FISU University World Championships, they should register their interest by contacting Nick Fowler on [email protected]. Please note that selection for this event is planned to take place at the June regatta in Nottingham.