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.
From the agony to the bliss, student athletes run the range of emotions at the Shenzhen Universiade. As the 12-day event comes to an end, China Daily Website invites you to a flashback of those unforgettable moments in Shenzhen.
The Serbian men's basketball team beat Canada 68-55 to defend its Universiade title on Monday night, bringing its home country the first gold medal in Shenzhen.
Japan claimed the Universiade title for the fifth time after beating Great Britain 2-0 in the men's soccer final Monday night.
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.
Team China ended their Universiade football dreams after losing 2-3 to Japan in the game's knockout stage at the Bao'an Stadium in Shenzhen Thursday night.
A group of 34 monks brought their Shaolin kungfu performance to the Universiade Village theater stage. Shaolin Kungfu in the Wind combines Chinese dance and martial arts. The group consists of kungfu masters aged 12 to 26.
The Chinese team fell short to Romania in the second half of their 4th match in Group A men's basketball at Universiade, finally losing the game 98-80.
Serving as a security police officer at the Universiade, Gui Lin, from the criminal investigation team of the Beijing municipal public security bureau, grooms her unlikely colleague, a dog named Lucky, in South China’s Shenzhen city on August 14, 2011.
A band was singing pop songs on the stage excitedly, while the audiences were dancing to the music and cheering joyfully.
This is what one could find at the music plaza in Shenzhen Universiade Village at night.
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