06/03/2019- GBR

2019 World University Summer Games Update

Athlete Nomination


No changes have been made to the selection criteria for nomination as published here:


except for

The original criteria will have the cut-off date for qualifying results extended by 1 day to include all the events at the Junior World Championships.

Selection for nomination to BUCS will take place after the Junior World Championships which end on the 14th April and will therefore include qualifying FIE Senior results prior to 1st April 2019. (There are no qualifying FIE Senior events between 1st April & 14th April 2019)

Discretionary Cases must be received by [email protected] by 1st April 2019.

For more information about submitting Discretionary Cases please visit:



Athletes are responsible for ensuring that they meet the BUCS/WUGS eligibility criteria




More information

(This section will be updated as and when we know more. Last updated 27/03/2019)

The World University Games 2019 will be help in Napoli, Italy.


Date: 3-15 July

Fencing will take place from 4th -9th inclusive and the default travel dates are currently evening of the 1st July and returning on the evening of 9th.

There will be some flexibility for athletes that wish to shorten their stay based on other commitments, and also flexibility in transport options for those that will not be travelling from the UK.

Athletes should budget for a cost of approximately £1350 (currently based on staying from 1-9th).

Up to 2 BF nominated coaches in total will be accredited.

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