The World University Games is a world multi-sports event organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), also known as the "Mini Olympics", which consists of three major events, namely the World University Summer Games, the World University Winter Games and the World University Sports Championships. Universiade is a special term for the World University Games, which consists of the words "University" and "Olympia". Universiade for the world university games special term, by "University" (University) and "Olympia" (Olympic) two words synthesized, especially refers to the world's Olympic Games held specifically for college students.
The World University Games (divided into summer and winter) is the world's largest sporting event for student athletes, second only to the Olympic Games, and is limited to university students and those who have graduated no more than two years ago (the age limit is 17-28 years old). It is held every two years in different cities around the world, with more than 25 sports to choose from and thousands of athletes from more than 150 countries and regions. The objectives of the World University Games are to promote the overall development of university sports in all countries, to promote moral and physical education among university students worldwide, and to foster friendship among university students in all countries of the world.
The development of the World University Games can be traced back to the Student World Championships in 1924 (held three times in summer and six times in winter), the Summer Student World Championships were changed to the International University Games in 1930 (held five times), the International University Games Week in 1949 (held four times), and the World University Summer Games in 1959. Up to now, the Games have been held for 30 times, and the 31st World Summer Universiade will be held in Chengdu.
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