[RETROSPECTIVE] ASUdL: Results from the French Athletics and Archery Championships

On The March 6, 2023

2023 is off to a flying start for the Université de Lyon’s Sports Association. After winning several titles during the French Indoor Athletics, Judo and Archery Championships, the UdL Sports Association (AS UdL) 8+ rowing team will be awarded the 2022 “International Men’s Team of the Year” University Sports Trophy.

Since the beginning of the year, AS UdL athletes have dominated the French University Championships:

  • On January 26, 2023, the AS UdL was crowned French Champion in the overall team classification at the French Indoor Athletics Championships.
    Elrika Ballo-Bayard, Mathieu Carre and Léonard Ardisson won gold medals in the high jump, pole vault and shot put respectively.
  • On February 2, the AS UdL was named French Team Champion at the French Archery Championships in Nice, and Blandine Charrat, a student enrolled in the Science, Technology and Society Bachelor program at the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, won third place in the individual archery competition (compound bow).

In other great news, the AS UdL rowing team has been named “International Men’s Team of the Year” by the French Federation of University Sports (FFSU – Fédération française de sport universitaire) and will receive the trophy on March 25 at the Federal General Assembly in Paris.

During this special evening, Cédrid Terret, President of the FFSU, will also present the trophy for the #1 University Sports Association in France.

The Université de Lyon ComUE would like to congratulate the members of the AS UdL for their excellent sporting results.

CFU Tir à l'arc - 2023 © FFSU
CFU Tir à l'arc - 2023 © FFSU