All You Need to Know about Summer Universiade 2019

Summer Universiade 2019

Sports are the best recreational activity that helps you to stay away from stress and other psychological issues. Like for human health sports also playing a huge role in building a relationship with other nations. Sports help you to understand the tradition and culture of other nations which may help you to find the economic opportunity in particular countries.

International Olympic committee is adopting and encouraging all kinds of multi-sports events organized between the countries because it will allow them to understand each other in a better way. There are different kinds of multi-sports events happening all across the globe under different formats.  Summer Universiade is one of the multi-sport events that is organized between the international universities across the globe.

Summer Universiade Games 2019

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Formally known as world university games or world student games was organized in the motto bringing together the student-athletes from the universities across the world. The event is organized by International University Sports Federation.  It will hold the competitions for sub-university grade students across the globe and it is one of the biggest multi-sport events after the Olympic Games.  It will be held in two formats like Olympic Games one for winter events and another one for summer events.

Traditionally winter events will be held in the month of March and summer events will be held in the month of July.  The event will be held two years once and participants from various countries will take part in this grand event. The last edition of the Summer Universiade was held at Taipei in 2017 and almost 11397 competitors have participated in 272 vents from 145 nations across the world. So far Russia is the most successful nation over the years followed by South Korea and Japan.

Summer Universiade 2019

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The 30th edition of the Summer Universiade was scheduled to held at Naples, Italy between July 3 and July 14 next year. Almost 12,500 participants from 145 nations are expected to take part in the event.  Originally Brazil was scheduled to host the event but due to financial issues, they have withdrawn from hosting. After this international university sports federation again opened the bidding for the hosting rights and Italy finally acquired it.

The event will serve as the learning curve for budding sportsperson across the globe. The university-level students can taste the international standards through this event.  Moreover, it will be a stepping stone for making big at international level. So the world sporting community will have a close eye on this event.

List of Sporting Events

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Like the Olympics, all the major sports have been conducted in this event so far and is expected to repeat the same in the upcoming event also. Here is the list of some popular sports that are going to be held in upcoming world university games or Universiade:

  • Swimming
  • Waterpolo
  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Judo
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball and other sports

It will bring much-needed exposure to the student community to understand the importance of sports and they will get to know about international standards and demands. More importantly, it will help them to show some interest in sports and get to know about the sporting cultures of other countries through this event.

Many nations started participating early in the event and qualification rounds are becoming so tougher these days which is a welcome sign. The sporting community all across the globe is also watching these events closely because these players will be the future superstars.

Infrastructure facilities will get improved and players can get desired scholarship through these events.  Hope the upcoming event fulfill all the expectations and hope it will be the bigger success.

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