Kupcova to Compete at 2023 FISU World University Games

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa swimming and diving freshman Sabina Kupcova will represent her home country of Slovakia at the 2023 FISU World University Games in Chengdu, China, on August 1-7.

“We are very excited that Sabina (Kupcova) has been selected to represent her country of Slovakia at the World University Games this summer,” Iowa head coach Nathan Mundt said. “It will be an excellent opportunity for Sabina to compete against swimmers from across the globe.  It is a huge step forward for our program to have Sabina represent the Hawkeyes in such a prestigious international competition.”

The Levice, Slovakia, native, will compete in the 100 Free, 200 Free, and 200 IM competitions.

The FISU World University Games is a biannual competition that draws thousands of student-athletes together, making it one of the world’s largest and most prestigious multi-sport events.

Kupcova qualified for the 2023 University Games at the USA Swimming TYR Pro Series on April 13-15 in Westmont, Illinois, swimming in five events – 100-meter freestyle, 200-meter freestyle, 50-meter backstroke, 50-meter butterfly, and 200-meter individual medley.