Hungary’s Debrecen and Miskolc have won the bid to host the European Universities Games (EUG) in 2024, the European University Sports Association (EUSA) announced on Friday.
The Games represent the largest European multisport student event with European university teams as participants.
As EUSA’s press release said, the second day of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) events in Madrid was dedicated to the General Assembly. The Assembly took some important decision and we are happy to announce that European family of University Sport is richer for one more member and we know who will organize the next two editions of the European Universities Games.
EUSA President Mr Adam Roczek opened the second day of EUSA General Assembly, welcoming all the guests and representatives of 37 member countries present and gave the word to our distinguished guests and hosts.
The two Hungarian cities have won the bid ahead of Lodz to host the Games in a year when Hungary will hold the rotating presidency of the EU in the second half, the Hungarian university sports federation (MEFS) said in a statement.
Hailing EUSA’s decision as a huge success, deputy state secretary Péter Sárfalvi said the Games will be Hungary’s largest ever multisport event with about 6,000 athletes participating.