Thymos organises sports day for international students
Last Saturday the language of communication in the university sports centre
was English. Five student sport clubs tried to interest the forty
international students present in becoming a member of their club. The
students enjoyed the day, but few were interested in joining a club.
Sport Association Thymos organised the event in an attempt to get
international students acquainted with student sports clubs. About forty
students showed up. In teams of at least six people they could row, play
basketball, handball, volleyball and unihockey.
For rowing two indoor rowing machines were set up inside at the Bongerd.
Time and distance covered could be seen on a screen. Members of two groups
competed against each other while their team members encouraged them
loudly. The students only had to row two hundred metres each, but got
sweaty and out of breath in no time. “I’ve never rowed before. It’s pretty