Guinness World Record Holder, ecological athlete, mermaid Merle Liivand, who came to the TRNC, attended the online seminar held by the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Social Responsibility Unit of the Dean of Students

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Guinness World Record Holder, ecological athlete, mermaid Merle Liivand, who came to the TRNC, attended the online seminar held by the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Social Responsibility Unit of the Dean of Students

Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand also carried out a cleaning activity at Alagadi Public Beach to draw attention to environmental pollution, together with the Near East University Faculty of Sport Sciences Faculty Staff and the Dean of Students team.

Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand, who continues her preparations for the new season to start in Miami and the new record attempt, was in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with Arda Aşaner, a graduate of the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences Coaching Department.

Merle Liivand, who is an environmental activist who draws attention to the global climate crisis, is the Ocean Ambassador, World Cleanup Day Ambassador and Advocate, and Guinness World Record Holder for 30 km swimming with Mono Palet, participated in an online seminar in cooperation with the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Dean of Students’ Social Responsibility Unit.

Guinness World Record Holder, ecological athlete, mermaid Merle Liivand, who came to the TRNC, attended the online seminar held by the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Social Responsibility Unit of the Dean of Students

Near East University Dean of Students and Sports Sciences Student Club members attended the awareness activity at Alagadi Public Beach.
After the seminar moderated by Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences lecturer Assist. Prof. Dr. Deniz Erdağ, Merle Liivand also participated in the awareness activity organized by the Sports Sciences Student Club affiliated with the Near East University Student Dean’s Office at Alagadi Public Beach and carried out cleaning work. Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand, who collected garbage at Alagadi Public Beach to draw attention to environmental pollution, raised awareness.

Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu: “I am honored to host Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand in our project.”
Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu said, “I would like to thank the Dean of Students for their support and contribution to the Awareness activity project, where we adopt environmental awareness and respect for all living creatures,” and continued as follows; “We were honored to host Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand in our project.”

Prof. Dr. Dudu Özkum Yavuz: “We will continue the social responsibility projects we organize to protect nature and its creatures.”
Near East University Dean of Students Prof. Dr. Yavuz Dudu Özkum thanked the Faculty of Sports Sciences with which they cooperated in the social responsibility project to protect nature and its creatures, and expressed her pleasure for having realized the Awareness Activity project with the participation of Guinness World Record Holder Merle Liivand.