The presentation of the first edition of the FISU University World Cup Finswimming took place in Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD), at the Bella Italia Sports Village, on November 20, 2021.
The event will take place in Lignano Sabbiadoro on 1 and 2 April 2022.
This World Cup is very important, as it sanctions the entry of finswimming within the FISU world, with the possibility of being included in the Universiade program. An objective, the latter, that CUSI and the Organizing Committee of the event are pursuing with great determination.
The presentation took place in the context of the Italian Freediving and Finswimming Championships for Disabled Athletes and the initiative called “talentopInnato”, which recorded the presence in the water of many students from the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region.
Godmother of the presentation was the journalist and presenter of Rai (Italian Radiotelevision), Roberta Ammendola, who moderated the speeches of the political and sporting authorities present, including the Friuli Venezia Giulia Regional Councilor, Tiziano Centis, the President of the CONI Regional Committee Friuli Venezia Giulia, Giorgio Brandolin, the CUSI Federal Councilor (as well as Vice President of the Organizing Committee), Gian Luca Bianchi, and the FIPSAS Federal Councilor (as well as Vice President of the Organizing Committee), Carlo Allegrini.