A number of current ACPE-ers are readying themselves for imminent action at the 2011 World Uni Games, which will be held from August 12 in Shenzhen, China.
Known officially as the ‘Summer Universiade’, the university games are held every two years, and this year will bring together around 1600 athletes from over 80 countries to compete across 24 sports.
Among the ACPE community, our congratulations and best wishes go to Laura Cornford ( Bachelor of Sports Coaching & Administration ) and Beki Lee ( Bachelor of Sports Business ). Laura will contest the Javelin, while Beki is looking to take out the 20km Walk.
Although final selection for Australian Water Polo squad is yet to be announced, Aidan ‘AJ’ Roach (BMH), Lachlan Hollis (BAF), and Chris Dyson (BEPHE), are all in strong contention for the XXVI Universiade.
Selection standards for the games are stringent to say the least, and ensure the involvement high-performance athletes across the 11 days of competition. With a heritage that stretches back to 1923, the university games is an outstanding cultural and sporting event that, for many participants, constitutes a major highlight of their educational experience. ACPE is proud of its contingent and looks forward to a bold showing from every one selected.
Stay tuned for further news about the World Uni Games of 2011 as the days count down to the Opening Ceremony...
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