# World Athletics Championships

Newly elected Hungarian member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr Balázs Fürjes visited the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) on 23 November to hold a lecture for the university’s undergraduate sports management students.

Volunteers of the 2023 World Athletics Championships held in Budapest in August expressed their gratitude to World Athletics (WA) President Sebastian Coe and the new Hungarian permanent member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr Balázs Fürjes.

Two-time Olympic champion middle-distance runner, World Athletics President, Loughborough University Chancellor Lord Sebastian Coe was awarded the honorary doctorate title at the Hungarian University of Sports Science on 10 November.

The film about the Hungarian University of Sports Science’s volunteers, who received the Fair Play Award for their role in the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, has been released.

The volunteers of the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest were nominated for the International Fair Play Award by Balázs Fürjes, co-chair of the event's organising committee, together with Sebastian Coe, President of World Athletics for their dedicated and persistent voluntary contribution.

During the recently concluded World Athletics Championships, Samuel Ducroquet, Ambassador for Sport of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited to the "home" of the volunteers.

Thursday 24th August saw Volunteers' Day at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest. The young people, and not only them, had a wonderful experience.

President of the World Athletics (WA) Sebastian Coe visited the Hungarian University of Sports Science on Thursday. He spoke about the responsibilities of coaches, the beauty and difficulties of the profession and, of course, the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

Founder of the technique of microStretching and Stretch Therapy, and currently consulting for the Hungarian Athletics Federation, Dr Nikos C. Apostolopoulos spoke about stretching and its importance as a tool for proper recovery and regeneration, at the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS).

On 19 August, the most eagerly awaited event of the year, the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest officially began. The first day's evening programme kicked off with a grand opening, where Youhuu, the event's mascot, once again entertained the crowd.

The World Athletics (WA) hosted an international conference on Tuesday at the Hungarian University of Sports Science, where the most pressing issues of athletics were discussed.

Xénia Krizsán, current student of the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) at the MSc coach training competed brilliantly and almost won bronze medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

During the 2023 World Athletics Championships, the Global Athletics Coaching Academy will bring you the best athletics coaches to the Hungarian University of Sports Science.

On 22 August, in parallel with the World Athletics Championships to take place in Budapest, the World Athletics will hold an international scientific and medical conference at the Hungarian University of Sports Science.

Two-time British Olympic champion middle distance runner Sebastian Coe has praised the work of the volunteers to be present at the 2023 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Budapest from 19 to 27 August.

As the 2023 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Budapest is approaching, it is important not only for the athletes but also for the volunteers involved in the event to prepare themselves physically and mentally for the competition.

Let it all begin. Volunteers who performed brilliantly at this year's national athletics championships are ready for the big task ahead awaiting the 2023 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Budapest from 19 to 27 August.

Hungarian athletes can now compete at the National Athletics Centre that will host the national championships on 7 and 8 July. More than 300 volunteers trained by HUSS will do their best to make the test event a success.

Old Hungarian records in athletics are being broken one after another, however, the big question is how long HUSS teacher László Szalma's long jump record will survive.

The Family Opening Day of the National Athletics Centre and the Recreation Park was held on 17 June, opening the gates of Budapest's new athletics stadium to the public.

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