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Warm up for Lausanne in Motion!
On the occasion of the International Day of University Sport (IDUS), celebrated worldwide on 20 September 2018, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) will once again organise a fun sports festival in Lausanne. It is about inviting all citizens to do some physical exercise and bring university sport outside the campus into public spaces. The festival “Lausanne in Motion”, will take place on 22 September, the Saturday directly following the IDUS. Organisers expect more than 1500 participants who can try out for free a big variety of activities, such as Breakdance, Parkour, Mixed Martial Arts and deepWORK®, to name just a few. Festival participants will also have the opportunity to interact with internationally renowned athletes, including rising ski cross star Zoé Cheli, decorated swimmer Noémi Girardet and Olympic rower Augustin Maillefer.
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Proclaimed by UNESCO in 2015, IDUS is FISU’s unique platform for the exchange of ideas and development through university sport on a worldwide level.More than 500 IDUS activities have been organised globally through the 2016 and 2017 editions.
Press Conference to reveal Healthy Campus Project
A press conference to mark the third edition of the IDUS will be held on 20
September, at 11:00 a.m. at the FISU Headquarters (UNIL Campus, Lausanne), where FISU’s new Rectors’ Advisory Board and the pilot project “Healthy Campus” will also be unveiled.
Founded in 1949, FISU stands for Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire(International University Sports Federation). FISU was formed within university institutions in order to promote sports values and encourage sports practice in harmony with andcomplementary to the university spirit. Promoting sports values means encouragingfriendship, fraternity, fair-play, perseverance, integrity and cooperation amongst students,who one day may have responsibilities and key positions in politics, economy, culture andindustry.With FISU’s motto being ‘Excellence in Mind and Body', all FISU events includeeducational and cultural aspects, bringing together sport and academia from all over theworld to celebrate with a spirit of friendship and sportsmanship.