LJUBLJANA – FISU News: The 2nd European University Bridge Championship was held from September 18th to 23rd, 2011 in Grebiszew, near Warsaw, Poland.The Opening Ceremony, held on September 18th was attended by Mr Geert Magerman and Adam Roczek, EUSA Delegates; Mr Harry Van De Peppel, European Bridge League Representative; Prof . Alojzy Nowak, representing theUniversityofWarsaw, with the attendance of other guests.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee the participants were welcomed by OC member Kamila Jabłońska and on behalf of EUSA Geert Magerman welcomed all participants and wished all the best to the athletes and officials who came to test their skills and abilities. He also thanked the Organizing Committee for all their contribution.
Prof. Alojzy Nowak welcomed participants on behalf of theUniversityofWarsaw– the largest and the most prestigious University inPoland. He underlined that hard work, friendship and networking is a key for success in a modern life. He wished to all students not only to achieve the best results but to make friends and leaveWarsawwith the best memories and new opportunities.
The competition hosted 14 teams from 6 countries and was organized by Warsaw University with the contribution of the University Sports Association of Poland. The event concluded on September 23rd with the Medal Awarding and Closing Ceremony. Medals and awards were presented by Radek Kiełbasiński, Geert Magerman, Yves Aubry, Harry Van De Peppel and Olaf Weker.
Participants of 14 teams enjoyed the championships and each other’s company, and look forward to the next edition, scheduled to take place in 2013.
Medallists, 2nd European University Bridge Championship: 2nd European University Bridge Championship
1. University of Hamburg,Germany
2. Wroclaw University of Technology II, Poland
3. University of Warsaw I, Poland