The 30th Summer Universiade, also known as the World University Games, will feature approximately 6, student-athletes from countries with the largest delegations from the host country of Italy and followed by the United States and Russia.
The day event features student-athletes under the age of 25 competing in medal events across 18 summer sports including archery, athletics, basketball, diving, fencing, football, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, judo, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, volleyball and water polo.
The Summer Universiade is the largest global multi-sports event for student-athletes drawing several thousand of athletes together every two years.
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Napoli will be the eleventh — among Summer and Winter editions — Universiade in Italy: the first one took place in Turin in exactly sixty years ago. Offering year-round coverage of Olympic sports and elite athletes in their quest for success, the Olympic Channel over-the-top OTT service is available worldwide at olympicchannel.
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