WG Karlsruhe @EUG 2022 in Lodz

From July 14 to 31, 2022, athletes from the Karlsruhe competition community competed in beach volleyball (men), table tennis (women), soccer (women), beach handball (men), judo (mixed), and basketball (men) in Lodz, Poland, to compete with approximately 5,000 athletes from more than 400 universities from over 40 European nations.

This page serves for public relations around the event. News, articles, interviews, presentation of the departments, as well as videos and livestreams. More information about the event can be found on the official EUG homepage.

News about EUG in Lodz

EUG Team
Follow-up report on EUG Lodz 2022

Our EUG Orga-Team with Annalena Schneider and Nikolai Heck report from the EUG in ŁÓDŹ, Poland. A follow-up report about the event and the departments.

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adh balance sheet on EUG 2022

Unfortunately, it was not enough for the delegation of the WG Karlsruhe for a medal at the EUG. However, athletes of the WG Karlsruhe received special awards: Among others, in beach handball the men received an award for their fair play and in women's soccer Lise Ruf received an award as Most Valuable Player (MVP).

More statistics about the German delegation in the link!

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EUG AbschlussfeierEUSA
Last competition day without KIT participation

On the 15th day of the competition, the last competitions were held, unfortunately without the participation of KIT athletes. The European Universities Games 2022 in Lodz were rounded off with the closing ceremony.

Highlights of the 15th day in the link!

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Basketball FeldEUSA
KIT basketball players finish tournament on 10th place

At the end there was a clear defeat for the KIT basketball team. The boys of the WG Karlsruhe lost 54:103 against the University of Bologna (ITA) after a tense personnel situation and thus occupy the tenth place.

All further results of the 14th competition day in the link!

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Basketball TeamEUSA
Basketball team confidently wins another placement game

The basketball players of WG Karlsruhe take the next step towards ninth place. With 93:62 they beat the University of Lisbon. In the match for 9th place, an old acquaintance from the preliminary round is now waiting with the Uni Bologna (ITA).

Highlights of competition day 13 in the link!

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Basketball WurfEUSA
Basketball players preserve chance for ninth place

In the placement round, the basketball players of WG Karlsruhe won their first game against the home team of Uni Lodz (POL) with 85:61. The women's soccer team, on the other hand, missed out on bronze and was beaten in the third-place match by the technically superior Portuguese women of Uni Coimbra (POR). Lise Ruf was named Most Valuable Player (MVP).

All other highlights of the 12th day in the link!

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Judoka achieve 7th place in mixed team

In the hope round our judoka reached the 7th place in the mixed team competition. Unfortunately, the soccer players lost their semi-final against the Uni Bordeaux (FRA) and also the basketball players had to admit defeat in the decisive group match against the Uni Sevilla (ESP) with 54:67.

The rest of the results of the 11th WK day can be found below in the link!

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Fußball Jubeladh
Women's footballers create sensation and move into the semifinals

With a 3:2 victory in the quarterfinals against WG Munich, the Karlsruhe girls, after a pointless and scoreless preliminary round, surprisingly made it to the last four teams. The beach handball players finished the tournament as fair play winners on 6th place and the basketball players achieved their first victory against the University of Bologna (ITA) with 76:74.

All other results of the 10th day in the link!

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Beachhandball WurfEUSA
Placement games for beach handball players

In the placement round, the Karlsruhe beach handball team was able to record its first victory. Against the University of Warsaw, the team won the game in a shootout. Our basketball players, on the other hand, lost their opening match against Uni Gdynia (POL) with 90:76, but put up a tough fight.

Highlights 9th day of competition in the link!

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Beach handball players start the tournament

After two defeats the beach handball players of WG Karlsruhe could not qualify for the main round. Thus, they play with the University of Warsaw (POL) and the WG Duisburg-Essen the places five to seven. And the soccer ladies unfortunately lose their third match as well.

All other highlights of the 8th competition day below!

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Fußball ZweikampfEUSA
Second defeat for soccer team

The situation is less positive for WG Karlsruhe, which was defeated by Uni Bordeaux (FRA) with 0:6. At the beginning the game was still balanced, but the French girls shone with their effective use of chances.

Results of the 7th day can be found in the link below!

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Fußball TorEUSA
Female soccer players with bumpy start to tournament

Not a good start of the tournament for our soccer girls of WG Karlsruhe, who had to give in to the team of Uni Lausanne (SUI) 0:2.

More highlights of the 6th competition day below in the link!

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Beach volleyball players with place 16

The German duo of WG Karlsruhe, Simon Angele and Frank Koegel, finished their competition and in the end placed 16th in a strong competition.

All further info about the 5th competition day in Lodz can be found in the link below.

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Tischtennis AufschlagEUSA
Out in the round of 16 for table tennis ladies

After the ladies of the WG Karlsruhe could win all their singles yesterday, Chantal Graversen, Kiara Maurer, Kathrin Hessenthaler and Lisa Klett were eliminated in the second round today. In the doubles, the two duos reached the round of 16, but were eliminated against the universities from Zagreb (CRO) and Istanbul (TUR).

Highlights 4th competition day in the link!

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Sovereign appearance of the TT ladies from Karlsruhe

After being eliminated in the team competition, the WG Karlsruhe TT players had a perfect start in the individual competition. All of them won their matches and are therefore in the next round. "We are very happy with the performance today and are ready for tomorrow", Kathrin Hessenthaler was happy about the good start.

All other reports from day 3 below in the link.

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Opening ceremony of the EUG 2022 in Lodz

In addition to the athletic competitions on Day 2, the Opening Ceremony in the Atlas Arena took center stage. Athletes from all over Europe waved flags and listened to the highlights of the Opening Ceremony.

What else happened on the 2nd day of the competition, you can find in the link below!

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Beachvolleyball StadionEUSA
Victories and defeats in beach volleyball

The two German beach volleyball duos from WG Karlsruhe and the University of Frankfurt each have one win and one loss to their credit after the first day. Frank Koegel and Simon Angele from Karlsruhe lost to Vilnius University (Lithuania) after beating Istanbul University (Turkey).

All further information about the 1st day under the following link.

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adh preliminary report on EUG 2022 in Lodz, Poland

The Karlsruhe competition community has teams in 6 sports and is ready for the European Universities Games 2022 in Lodz. With anticipation, they start their journey to Poland, led by the KIT delegation leadership around Annalena Schneider, Nikolai Heck and Jonas Schlör.

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Special thanks go to the KIT Foundation, which helped us a lot in finding supporters and thus made the EUG project possible at all.




University Sports would like to thank the following supporters for making participation in the event possible.



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