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Universiade program unveiled in Shenzhen

Updated: 2011-03-25 17:24

By Liu Shanshan (

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A record 24 sports and 306 events will be held at 41 venues in the upcoming 26th Shenzhen Universiade to be held in China in August, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported following a meeting about the game's preparation work.

Some 8,889 athletes from 113 countries and regions have applied to attend the 12-day world students' games in the first application round, according to the newspaper. More are expected to participate.

The Universiade organizing committee will hold different test events from May to July in order to check up on the preparation for the games including security, organization, facilities and volunteers.


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