Dauphine Athletes stand out at the CMGEU Challenge du Monde des Grandes Écoles et Universités championships

30.06.2017

Paris-Dauphine has always been a serious contender in the Challenge - Once again our Athletes have brought home medals!

This year's Challenge du Monde des Grandes Ecoles et Universités championship brought together over 8,000 participants from 250 business schools, engineering schools and universities, in what is now a major national athletic event.

L'Equipe, the French sports daily published the results in a free special issue released on Tuesday, June 13th.

The Challenge has three facets:

  • A Decathlon competition with 10 separate events: shot put, high jump, long jump, pole vault, 100-meters-dash, 4x400-meters-relay, 4x100-meters-relay, 10K run, a soccer tournament, and a wheelchair basketball tournament
  • A Career Forum with leading companies from a broad scope of sectors
  • Disability Awareness events and activities

The day's crowning event was the Racing Legends' Challenge with champion sprinters Christine Arron, Muriel Hurtis, and Ronald Pognon; and 110m hurdles specialist Ladji Doucouré.

Paris-Dauphine has always been an active participant and serious contender in the Challenge. It’s a great opportunity to have fun and meet fellow students and athletes while competing.

Our incredible Dauphine athletes, stood out once again and brought home medals: 1st place for the Men's High Jump with an impressive 1m95, and 1st place for our Women's Soccer team. .

CONGRATULATIONS, all of you!!