Stanford student-athletes at the World University Games

Main Quad with Hoover Tower and logo from the World University Games Twenty-six student-athletes and four coaches will represent Stanford at the 2015 World University Games, continuing through July 14 in Gwangju, South Korea.

The 2015 national champion Stanford women’s water polo team, led by head coach John Tanner and associate head coach Susan Ortwein, will compete for the United States. Other teams being represented are women’s basketball, men’s diving, women’s golf, men’s gymnastics, men’s swimming, women’s swimming, women’s track and field and men’s volleyball.

The World University Games, or Universiade, is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). Held every two years in cities around the globe, the Universiade incorporates both educational and cultural aspects into 12 days of sports competitions and features more than 9,000 student-athletes and officials from over 170 countries.  Click here for more information, including a schedule of televised events.