|XXII Summer Universiade
Slogan : Dream for Unity!
|Officially opened by
||President Roh Moo-hyun
||Daegu World Cup Stadium
The 2003 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXII Summer Universiade, took place in Daegu, South Korea.
- The alphabet letter "U" and five stars, which is FISU's emblem, make up the basis of the emblem for the Daegu Universiade.
- It symbolizes the theme of "Dream for Unity" and the five goals (Dream, Advance, Equalize, Green and Unite) of the Games.
- The wide green stripe emphasizing Daegu's image as an environmentally friendly city.
- The Five-colored stripes symbolize Daegu as a city of textile and fashion.
- The soaring figure of the Universiade's five stars and five stripes in harmony symbolize the challenging spirit of youth across the globe, Daegu's upright spirit and vision for the bright future.
- The mascot embodies the Image of Daegu Summer Universiade, a festival of the University Students on the global village.
- The rainbow colors symbolize the textile & fashion industry, environmentally friendly city and the dreams toward unity transcending all the barriers or differences.
- Cyber-typed Mascot represents the creativity and challenging spirit toward the future of the youth.
Daegu Universiade Park
- Daegu Stadium — ceremonies, athletics, football
- Daegu Athletics Park Swimming Pool — water polo
- Daegu Athletics Arena — gymnastics
- Daegu Universiade Tennis Center — tennis
- Daegu Palace — taekwondo
- Daegu Baseball Stadium — archery
- Daegu Citizens' Gymnasium — basketball
- Junghwa Girls' High School Gymnasium — basketball
- Daegu Gymnasium — volleyball
- Daegu I1 Junior High School Gymnasium — volleyball
- Suseong District Stadium — football
- Riverside Football Ground — football
- Daegu Expo Hall 1 — fencing
- Duryu Daegu Municipal Stadium — football
- Duryu Swimming Pool — swimming, diving
- Duryu Arena — judo
- Yeungnam College of Science & Technology Gymnasium — volleyball
- Yeungnam High School Gymnasium — basketball
- Gumi Citizens' Stadium — football
- Park Chung Hee Gymnasium — basketball
- Andong Gymnasium — basketball
- Sorabol College Gymnasium — basketball
- Yeongcheon Gymnasium — volleyball
- Kyungil University Gymnasium — volleyball
- Catholic University of Daegu Gymnasium — volleyball
- Gimcheon Main Stadium — football
Events in a total of twelve sports were contested at this Universiade.
- Note: Numbers in brackets denote the number of different events held in each sport.