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Mexico to host next University Worlds in beautiful Mérida

A technical inspection visit has just been concluded in Mérida, Mexico by FISU Technical Delegate Anikó Németh-Móra. The beautiful city on the Yucatan Peninsula will namely play host to the next, the 5th edition of the FISU World University Weightlifting Championships in November 2016, and the visit was aimed at inspecting and approving the facilities and accommodation.
Dr. Rosalio Alvarado del Angel, President of the Mexican Weightlifting Federation (FMLP), the initiator of the World Championships, joined the inspection hosted by the old and prestigious University of Yucatan (UADE) which will organize the Championships commissioned by CONDE, the Mexican University Sports Federation.
The visit provided an opportunity for the solemn signing of the Agreement on the event involving all parties concerned and countersigned by FISU.
Hosts expect record participation next year from all over the world, whereby they offer top standard (5 star hotel) accommodation and brand new sports facilities to the attending teams in a clean and safe environment.