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The Universiade is an International multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The name is a combination of the words "University" and "Olympiad". The Universiade is often referred to in English as the World University Games or World Student Games.

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[edit] Locations of Universiades

The table below gives an overview of all host cities of both the Summer and Winter Universiades. Only actual host cities are listed.

Year Games Summer Universiade Games Winter Universiade
1959 I Turin, Italy
1960 I Chamonix, France
1961 II Sofia, Bulgaria
1962 II Villars, Switzerland
1963 III Porto Alegre, Brazil
1964 III Špindlerův Mlýn, Czechoslovakia
1965 IV Budapest, Hungary
1966 IV Sestriere, Italy
1967 V Tokyo, Japan
1968 V Innsbruck, Austria
1970 VI Turin, Italy VI Rovaniemi, Finland
1972 VII Lake Placid, United States
1973 VII Moscow, Soviet Union
1975 VIII Rome, Italy VIII Livigno, Italy
1977 IX Sofia, Bulgaria
1978 IX Špindlerův Mlýn, Czechoslovakia
1979 X Mexico City, Mexico
1981 XI Bucharest, Romania X Jaca, Spain
1983 XII Edmonton, Alberta, Canada XI Sofia, Bulgaria
1985 XIII Kobe, Japan XII Belluno, Italy
1987 XIV Zagreb, Yugoslavia XIII Strbske Pleso, Czechoslovakia
1989 XV Duisburg, Germany XIV Sofia, Bulgaria
1991 XVI Sheffield, United Kingdom XV Sapporo, Japan
1993 XVII Buffalo, New York, United States XVI Zakopane, Poland
1995 XVIII Fukuoka, Japan XVII Jaca, Spain
1997 XIX Sicily, Italy XVIII Muju, South Korea
1999 XX Palma de Mallorca, Spain XIX Poprad Tatry, Slovakia
2001 XXI Beijing, People's Republic of China XX Zakopane, Poland
2003 XXII Daegu, South Korea XXI Tarvisio, Italy
2005 XXIII Izmir, Turkey XXII Innsbruck / Seefeld, Austria
2007 XXIV Bangkok, Thailand XXIII Turin, Italy
2009 XXV Belgrade, Serbia XXIV Harbin, People's Republic of China

[edit] Future Universiades

[edit] 2009 Universiade city selection

On January 10, 2005 Belgrade and Harbin were announced as the host cities of the 2009 Universiades.

The candidates for the 2009 Summer Universiade were:

The bid cities for the 2009 Winter Universiade were:

[edit] 2011 Universiade city selection

For 2011, Shenzhen is the candidate of the People's Republic of China [1]. On June 28, 2006, the official bid book has been sent to the FISU HQ to confirm its bid. Shenzhen Enters 2011 SU Bid So far, other interests have come from Brazil, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Ireland and Poland.

Also, for 2011, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, submitted its candidate dossier to host the 26th Summer Universiade on June 28, 2006, too. Right now, the island's second-largest city is in preparation mode for the 2009 World Games. Kaohsiung Enters 2011 SU Bid

For the 2011 Summer Universiade, the bid cities are the following:

For the 2011 Winter Universiade, the bid cities are the following:

FISU will announce the host of the 2011 Universiades on January 16, 2007.

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