Fifth European Universities Games that will be held in Belgrade from July 14 -27, 2021 will gather students that will compete in 21 different sporting disciplines and 1 para sport. According to announcements and expectations Belgrade will host more than 5000 student-athletes.
Based on the plan from the organizers, all trainings and competitions will be held in 31 locations and most of them already hosted some significant European and World competitions.
Opening and closing ceremonies are planned to be in the biggest sports hall in the Balkans – Štark Arena. That is the most modern multifunctional venue for sports, culture, fun, exhibitions, fairs and other manifestations in this part of Europe. It has the most modern technology, of universal use, sophisticated marketing and extreme comfort visited by between 600 000 and 800 000 people annually.
In its part, Stark Arena has a small hall for the handball and futsal training activities.
Among the halls that will host the student-athletes are ‘Ranko Žeravica’ and ‘Aleksandar Nikolić’ famous for basketball events in Belgrade. Also, there are USC ‘Voždovac’ and ‘Šumice’, ‘Milan Gale Muškatirović’ for the water polo players to compete at the swimming pool and the ‘Novak’ tennis center for tennis players to play their matches at the place that belongs to the best Serbian tennis player of all-times and one of the most significant players in the history of sport – Novak Đoković.
All venues have passed the checks from the EUSA representatives and during the competition will satisfy the highest EUSA standards, and complete training – competition schedule for each sport will be published soon.
Arena – hall