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Shenzhen Universiade: 152 delegations to attend games

08-04-2011 08:14 BJT Special Report:2011 Shenzhen Universiade |

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More than 13-thousand athletes and officials from 152 countries will take part in the Shenzhen Universiade, or the World University Games, which every college student is talking about.

With details of the schedule for all 24 sports announced today, the first gold medals will be presented on August 13, to the winners of the men's 10-k open water swimming and cycling's 120k road race.

Preparations for the games are taking a toll on the city. The state of the art facilities will see 306 gold medals awarded during the 13 days of competition. Thousands of volunteers are practicing their duties to ensure a smooth delivery of one of the world's biggest mass participation events. The countries sending the largest teams are China, Russia and Japan.

Photo taken on June 15, 2011 shows part of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, also known as
Spring Cocoon, in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province.(Xinhua/Liang Xu)


A man with his child walked on the square inside the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, also known
as Spring Cocoon, in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, June 15, 2011.
(Xinhua/Liang Xu)

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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