Israeli university debaters take European championship by storm

Stav Singer and Iddan Golomb, a team of debaters from Tel Aviv University, brought home a gold trophy from the European Universities Debating Championships that took place in Vienna this past week.

Over 700 students from all over Europe participated in the debating competition, fighting for prizes in two language categories – English as a First Language and English as a Second Language. Singer and Golomb were declared ESL champions.

Six Israeli teams made it into the ESL knock-out rounds of the tournament: three teams from Tel Aviv University, a team from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a team from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


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