In Napoli within the 30° Summer Universiade, was carried out the General Assembly of FISU AMERICA. With the representatives of the national federations and some FISU members, among them, the president Oleg Matytsin.
During the Assembly was presented the informs about the events and management performances in the last 2 years, for example the FISU AMERICA 3×3, FISU AMERICA Forum, FISU AMERICA Games and the Strategic Dialogue.
In the meeting also was exposed the advances for the third edition of FISU AMERICA 3×3, event that will be carry out between the 6th and 11th of August in the city of Maceió, Brazil, giving place to the 3×3 FISU World Championship Xiamen 2019, in China. In the same way was presented the inform of the first Panamerican Universitary FISU AMERICA FUTSAL Championship, event that will take place in Posadas, Misiones, Argentina from the 20th to the 27th of September.
One of the important topics was the confirmation of the 2nd edition of the FISU AMERICA GAMES 2020 in México, in June next year. The event will have 9 sports discipline of the regular games (atheltics, swimming, judo, taekwondo, badminton, tennis, table tennis, futsal, volleyball and basketball) and the Organize Committee is evaluating to add 3 disciplines to the programme, confirmed Manuel Merodio, General Secretary of CONDDE (MEX) and Vice-President of FISU AMERICA.
Following the next year’s agenda, Rosaura Mendez (FISU advisor) introduce the official presentation of the FISU AMERICA FORUM COSTA RICA 2020.
The presidents and representatives of the national federations honoured the memory of Sany Rodriguez and, the president Alim Maluf Neto, proposed to make a special mention as Honorary Member of FISU AMERICA.
Also from FISU, was part of the meeting the First Vice-President, Leonz Eder, the Education and Development Director, Lilia Barieva; the Development Manager, Tarmo Jackson, and the presidents of the Continental University Sport Federations of Asia, Xue Yanqing and, from Oceania, Martin Doulton.