Cancellation last day 2020 FISU WUC Speed Skating
In accordance with the advice from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) as well as the National Olympic Committee, regarding COVID-19, the Organising Committee has decided to cancel the last day of the 2020 FISU World University Speed Skating Championship, as of the evening of Thursday, March 12th. This includes the sport competition as well as all side events. Necessary information for all those involved will be shared with immediate effect.
We regret that we have had to take this decision, but given the circumstances this is prudent action. We would like to thank everyone involved for their support in hosting this event, and special gratitude to all the athletes participating in this event.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) fully supports the local organising committee’s decision to cancel the last day of competition. FISU extends its appreciation to Studentensport Nederland for its work in hosting the event. FISU continues to closely monitor the global situation, with the federation strictly following government guidance for all of its events.
“We strongly urge everyone to cancel all sporting events in the Netherlands, including all competition and practice events”
Welcome to the official website of the 2020 FISU World University Speed Skating Championship. From the 10th till the 13th of March 2020, Amsterdam is the proud host of the 5th edition. More than 100 of the world’s fastest student-speed skaters from 20 countries will compete on the historic Jaap Eden ice rink for the world titles.