Niigata University Won Three Events in the 68th Kanto Koshinetsu University Athletic Meet

Oct 04 2019

The Kanto Koshinetsu University Athletic Meet is a competition held annually with 13 national and public universities in the Kanto and Koshinetsu areas participating.

This year the competition was held from Friday, August 16 to Sunday, September 1 with Ibaraki University acting as the managing university, and Tsukuba University and Utsunomiya University assisting. Approximately 3,300 players from the 13 universities participated and played heated games one after another.

From Niigata University, approximately 270 players participated in 23 events in 14 sports out of 30 events in 17 sports. The students achieved excellent results in each competition: First place in three events, second in six events and third in four events. These victories include first place in both men’s and women’s kendo that headed the list.

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68th Kanto Koshinetsu University Athletic Meet 68th Kanto Koshinetsu University Athletic Meet 68th Kanto Koshinetsu University Athletic Meet

13 Participating Universities

Ibaraki University, Utsunomiya University, University of Tsukuba, Saitama University, Gunma University, University of Yamanashi, Tsuru University, Yokohama National University, Yokohama City University, Chiba University, Nagaoka University of Technology, Shinshu University, Niigata University

Niigata University participated in 23 events in 14 sports

Track and field, Tennis, Basketball, Kendo, Table Tennis, Baseball, Soccer, Soft tennis, Swimming, Gymnastics, Rugby, Archery, Volleyball, Badminton