World Student Games

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A multi-sport event organized by the Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (founded in 1949), and drawing upon a tradition of world student games first held in Paris, France, in 1923. The Summer Games have been staged since 1959, the Winter Games since 1960. The Games are officially known as the Universidade, a compound of ‘university’ and ‘Olympiad’.

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