Padel Tournament between the Students and Rectors of Turku Higher Education Institutions and City Administration on 30 Aug


The higher education institutions of Turku have challenged the administration of the City of Turku to a playful padel tournament. Come watch the game and cheer for the teams!

he tournament is organised on the Kupittaanpuisto padel courts (Hippoksentie 2) on Tuesday, 30 August 2022 from 3pm onwards.

Showcasing the good collaboration between the higher education institutions and the City, the playful tournament celebrates the return on campus after the long coronavirus circumstances. The event also highlights the positive impact of sports on well-being and the versatile sports opportunities offered by the higher education institutions and the City.

The tournament is played between the teams of the City administration, rectors of the higher education institutions and representatives of the student unions. 

The team of the rectors consists of: Örjan Andersson (Yrkeshögskolan Novia), Jukka Kola (University of Turku), Mikael Lindfelt (Åbo Akademi University) and Vesa Taatila (Turku University of Applied Sciences).

The team of the City administration consists of: Debuty Mayor Piia Elo, Chief of Staff Tuomas Heikkinen, Director of Business and Economic Development Niko Kyynäräinen and Chief Financial Officer Valtteri Mikkola.

The students' team has participants from the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, and Turku University of Applied Sciences.

The referee of the tournament is CampusSport, which offers versatile and inexpensive sports services for the students and staff of the higher education institutions of Turku.

The autumn will continue in a spirit of sports, as the autumn semester of the higher education sports services CampusSport begins at the beginning of September. The versatile and inexpensive sports services can be used by all students and staff members of the higher education institutions in Turku. The City of Turku also offers a broad spectrum of sports services. A student wristband is available for students, offering inexpensive access to the City's sports locations.

Come watch the game and cheer for your favourite team!

Tournament programme 30 August 2022

1. Rectors vs. Students at 3.00pm
2. Students vs. City administration at 3.20pm
3. City administration vs. Rectors at 3.40pm
4. The final round at 4.00pm


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Created 26.08.2022 | Updated 26.08.2022