Countdown to the first anniversary of the Universiade

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on August 13, a bird’s-eye view of Chengdu Dongan Lake Sports Center, the venue of the opening ceremony of the 31st Summer Universiade. The sports center consists of 40000 Class-A stadiums, 18000 Class-A multi-functional gymnasiums, 4500 Class-A swimming and diving gymnasiums and small ball courts.

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a bird’s-eye view of Chengdu’s mengzhuiwan swimming pool on August 5. In addition to the original open-air deep-water swimming pool and diving pool, indoor constant temperature swimming training hall and Water Polo Training Hall will be built here. The upgraded mengzhuiwan swimming pool will be used as the swimming training center for the 31st Summer Universiade in 2021.

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on August 3, a bird’s-eye view of the reconstructed Chengbei gymnasium in Chengdu. Since the renovation of Chengbei gymnasium started in 2018, the appearance construction of the main stadium, training hall and functional room has been completed, which will be used for martial arts competition in the Universiade.

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have a bird’s-eye view of the sports center of Chengdu high tech Zone on August 3. Chengdu high tech Zone Sports Center, composed of three white pearls, has a total construction area of 201600 square meters. It is an indoor comprehensive class a gymnasium that can accommodate 12993 spectators. On August 3,

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have a bird’s-eye view of the Dayun village under construction in Chengdu University, Longquanyi District, Chengdu. Among the 21 newly-built single buildings of the project, the main structure construction of the remaining 20 new single buildings has been completed and entered the decoration stage.

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on August 5, a bird’s-eye view of Fenghuangshan sports park. Fenghuangshan sports park is composed of “one venue, one hall”. One of the 60000 seat professional football field can undertake international top football events in the future.

Chengdu Universiade timeline

December 13, 2018

Chengdu City won the right to hold 2021 Summer Universiade

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370000 square meters of Chengdu Universiade village was officially opened to build

on June 26, 2019

the first batch of image ambassadors of Chengdu Universiade Zhang Liangying, Feng Zhe, Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting appear in

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on July 10, 2019, Liao Changyong and Li Yuchun are cultural exchange ambassadors of Chengdu Universiade. On July 14, 2019, the flag of

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is transferred to Chengdu

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on December 10, 2019

and “flying saucer” shaped main stadium of Chengdu Universiade capped

December 20, 2019

Chengdu Universiade 3000 backbone volunteers started training

Chengdu Universiade slogan, emblem, mascot and franchise on December 30, 2019

Chengdu Universiade slogan, emblem, mascot and franchise

the largest new building in Chengdu Universiade Village — No.3 athletes’ apartment is capped

Chengdu Universiade starts countdown device

Chengdu Universiade

13 new stadiums of Chengdu Universiade are all completed with the main structure capped

July 22, 2020

the first reconstructed venue of Chengdu Universiade — table tennis training hall completed

August 18, 2020

Chengdu Universiade countdown anniversary

Chengdu Universiade on August 16, 2021

Chengdu Universiade opening

August 18, Chengdu Universiade will enter the first anniversary of countdown. As the first world-class comprehensive Games held in Chengdu and even in Western China, it is estimated that more than 10000 athletes and officials from more than 170 countries and regions will participate in the Chengdu Universiade, radiating a young population of 3.1 billion. In order to hold the event, Chengdu will build and transform 49 venues, including 29 University venues, in 16 districts, cities and counties according to international standards.

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on August 12, workers are busy in the interior decoration and mechanical and electrical installation in the construction project of Dong’an Lake Sports Park in Longquanyi District, Chengdu City. More than 150 kilometers away from the construction site, the snowy mountains are rolling and rolling, watching the birth of another landmark on the Chengdu Plain. One year later, on August 16, the opening ceremony of the 31st Summer Universiade will be held in this venue, and Chengdu will show its latest side to the world.

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on August 5, the first two completed stadiums of Chengdu Universiade, Longquan middle school gymnasium and Chengdu national key table tennis sports school gymnasium, were officially unveiled, and 13 new stadiums were capped. After all the venues are completed, Chengdu, which is a world-famous Sports City, will have two super stadiums: one is the main stadium of the opening and closing ceremony of the Universiade with 40000 seats, and the other is the 60000 seat professional football field Fenghuangshan Sports Center, which meets FIFA standards.

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to run an event and enliven a city “will bring more cultural landmarks to Chengdu after the completion of the Universiade.

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the Chinese slogan of Chengdu Universiade: “in Chengdu, achieve every dream”; English slogan: “Chengdu makes dreams come true”.

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mascots of Chengdu Universiade: a giant panda named “Rongbao”.

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World University Games: sponsored by the International University Sports Federation, the world large-scale comprehensive games are only allowed for college students and those who have graduated for no more than two years (the age limit is 17-28 years). Founded in 1959, its predecessor is the International University Games, known as the “small Olympics”.

Jiang Xi our reporter he Haiyang reports

original title: countdown to the first anniversary of the Universiade