“The Universiade is like a great celebration of students” to South Korean So Chaewon, gold medal in compound

“The Universiade is like a great celebration of students from all over the world, a sports festival in which we are proud to compete and win for our own country and universities”. South Korean So Chaewon, winner of a gold medal together with fellow countrywoman Kim Yunhee in Women’s team compound archery, has no doubt […]

After the Universiade there are the Pan-American games for the Mexican archery bronze medallists

“Our shots were better than those of our American rivals and we played better than the other days, especially compared to the semi-final which we lost against Iran.” The archery Mexicans settled for the bronze medal in the final for the 3rd position, which took place on July 12th in the garden in front of […]

The dream of the Iranian archery silver medallist: “We want the Compound at the Olympics”

“I want to succeed in this sport and  also to compete in the Compound at the Olympics one day, if not in 2020 at least in 2028.” Many athletes dream to take part in the Compound, finally among the Olympic games’ disciplines, as they often remind during the archery finals at the Royal Palace of […]

Sadi Ismailov seizes bronze in table tennis, a Russian surprise at Palatrincone

“The Universiade is an opportunity to represent your Country or your city, and also to fight for them, in a way”. National pride grows even more, then, when you reach the final stages of a sport ruled entirely by China in the current edition of the Universiade: table tennis. The sole European among a multitude […]

Gold medal for Australian basketball team in women’s finals at Palabarbuto

Shannon Seebohm, coach of the Australian women’s basketball team, led his “competitive and strong” girls, as he likes to call them, to the wonderful final match won against USA. Playing a good match from the first period to the last, strong and focused on the game, unlike their fatigued opponents who rapidly lost their concentration […]