From Michael Johnson to Liu Xiang, many super stars started their career from the Universiade. The Shenzhen Universiade also saw a number of rising stars who would probably shine at 2012 London Olympics.
The 26th Summer Universiade drawn its curtain here on Tuesday night, concluding the 11 days competition among university athletes with memorable highlights.
The Shenzhen Universiade closing ceremony at the Window of the World on August,23th would be a carnival for the young people of the world, organizers said.
"Olympic Games Standard, fantastic experience, lifetime memory," heads of delegations gave high praises to the ongoing Shenzhen Summer Universiade on Sunday.
Not much was expected of the Chinese soccer team at the Summer Universiade as knockouts at the group stage have become routine for the country's national teams in recent years.
In head coach Masaki Ohira's eyes, Akito Kawamoto can rarely make Japan's starting lineup.
She got injured, she came back from hospital, and she won a gold medal. All in 24 hours. Jo Hyunjoo, an 18-year-old student from South Korea, showed her strong nerve in the women's vault final at the Shenzhen Universiade here on Tuesday night.
She only won two games against her world number 257 rival through the whole match, but she was still happy about herself.
For wheelchair-bound Dong Ming, all the inconvenience she has to endure couldn't stop her from contributing to the World University Games in Shenzhen.
China urges more cooperation and cultural exchanges with foreign countries to promote the friendship and cooperation.