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ITER Games, reloaded

More than 350 people participated in the second edition of the ITER Games held on Saturday 15 September in Vinon-sur-Verdon. (Click to view larger version...)
More than 350 people participated in the second edition of the ITER Games held on Saturday 15 September in Vinon-sur-Verdon.
You think that scientists spend their weekends solving equations? And engineers leaning over the drawing table?

Wrong! This weekend, the second edition of the ITER Games—the friendly competition for all those working on the ITER Project and residents of Saint Paul-lez-Durance and Vinon-sur-Verdon—called them to the football field and the tennis courts and, for the first time, to the "rapids" of the Verdon River.

Click here to view the image gallery.
Click here to view the article in La Provence (in French).


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