International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Claude-Louis Gallien has arrived in Gwangju ahead of this Summer’s Universiade, due to begin on Friday (July 3) and runs through to July 14.
South Korean Prime Minister holds meeting to discuss MERS precautions for Gwangju 2015 as Athletes' Village opens
South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has held a meeting in Seoul to discuss measures aimed towards supporting the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade, which is due to begin next Friday (July 3), with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus a key area of conversation.
Gwangju 2015 have allowed media to access the Summer Universiade Athletes’ Village prior to its official opening on June 26.
Gwangju 2015 seeks to assure safety of Summer Universiade participants amid MERS outbreak in South Korea
Gwangju 2015 chairman Yoon Jang-hyun has seeked to assure Summer Universiade participants that the host city is safe from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), claiming each country’s athletes and delegations “will be thoroughly protected” from the moment of their entry into South Korea till their departure.
The University Sports Federation of Hong Kong (USFHK) has given its athletes until Thursday (June 18) to decide whether they wish to compete at Gwangju 2015 amid the threat of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) have played down the potential risk of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) outbreak in South Korea, ahead of next month’s Summer Universiade in the city of Gwangju.