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14 Times The Rio Olympics Was Exactly Like Playing Sports at University

Playing sports at uni is not *quite* as big as competing at the Olympics, but it inspires all the same emotions.

1. When you’re watching the team at tryouts and feeling inadequate af.

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2. When you see your friend flagging in initiation and you gotta help them out.

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3. When the new uni sports tracksuits arrive and suddenly everyone on campus looks the same.

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4. Whenever you spot someone wearing a rival Varsity team hoodie.

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5. When you made it to early morning training but you’re all too hungover from Sports Night to function.

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6. When you travel for miles to be part of BUCS but end up sat on the side.

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7. When you’re trying to stay in shape but you can’t resit the lure of a takeout.

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8. When you’ve missed a few trainings because of exams and feel like you’ve forgotten what to do.

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9. When watching your team from the bench is harder than actually playing.

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10. When you’ve got essays to write and exams to revise for but you’re still determined not to lose. 

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11. When you discover that you beat your nemesis uni.

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12. When you just love your squad so much but don’t know how to tell them.

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13. When Sports Fair rolls around again but you don’t really want the team to change.

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14. And when playing sports at uni is the actual best until you remember all the work you’ve been putting off because of it.

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