2003 Summer Universiade

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XXII Summer Universiade
제22회 하계 유니버시아드
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Slogan : Dream for Unity!
Nations participating 174
Athletes participating 4,179
Events 13 sports
Opening ceremony August 21
Closing ceremony August 31
Officially opened by President Roh Moo-hyun
Torch Lighter Lee Jin-Taek
Main venue Daegu World Cup Stadium

The 2003 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXII Summer Universiade, took place in Daegu, South Korea.

Emblem[edit]

  • 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.

Mascot[edit]

  • 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.

Venues[edit]

Daegu Universiade Park[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • Duryu Daegu Municipal Stadium — football
  • Duryu Swimming Pool — swimming, diving
  • Duryu Arena — judo

Yeoungnam[edit]

  • Yeungnam College of Science & Technology Gymnasium — volleyball
  • Yeungnam High School Gymnasium — basketball

Gumi[edit]

  • Gumi Citizens' Stadium — football
  • Park Chung Hee Gymnasium — basketball

Andong[edit]

  • Andong Gymnasium — basketball

Gyeongju[edit]

  • Sorabol College Gymnasium — basketball

Yeongcheon[edit]

  • Yeongcheon Gymnasium — volleyball

Gyeongsan[edit]

  • Kyungil University Gymnasium — volleyball
  • Catholic University of Daegu Gymnasium — volleyball

Gimcheon[edit]

  • Gimcheon Main Stadium — football

Sports[edit]

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.

Obligatory sports[edit]

Optional[edit]

Participants[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 41 27 13 81
2  Russia 26 22 34 82
3  South Korea 26 12 17 55
4  Ukraine 23 15 17 55
5  Japan 13 13 21 47
6  France 8 8 4 20
7  Great Britain 8 3 6 17
8  United States 5 13 18 36
9  North Korea 3 8 3 14
10  Poland 3 4 3 10
11  Chinese Taipei 3 3 5 11
12  Belarus 3 3 4 10
13  Germany 3 2 8 13
14  Hungary 3 2 7 12
15  Czech Republic 3 0 3 6
16  Australia 2 5 5 12
17  Italy 2 5 5 12
18  Kazakhstan 2 4 0 6
19  South Africa 2 1 2 5
20  Uzbekistan 2 0 1 3
21  Spain 1 4 8 13
22  Brazil 1 2 8 11
23  Romania 1 2 4 7
24  Netherlands 1 1 2 4
25  Morocco 1 1 1 3
25  Serbia and Montenegro 1 1 1 3
27  Latvia 1 0 0 1
27  Moldova 1 0 0 1
29  Mexico 0 3 2 5
30  Finland 0 3 1 4
31  Slovakia 0 2 3 5
32  Iran 0 2 2 4
33  Slovenia 0 2 0 2
33  Turkey 0 2 0 2
35  Canada 0 1 2 3
35   Switzerland 0 1 2 3
35  Estonia 0 1 2 3
38  Cuba 0 1 1 2
38  Ireland 0 1 1 2
40  Denmark 0 1 0 1
40  Uganda 0 1 0 1
42  Croatia 0 0 3 3
42  Thailand 0 0 3 3
44  Israel 0 0 2 2
45  Armenia 0 0 1 1
45  Jamaica 0 0 1 1
45  Mongolia 0 0 1 1
45  Malaysia 0 0 1 1
45  Austria 0 0 1 1
45  Greece 0 0 1 1
45  Cyprus 0 0 1 1
45  Bahamas 0 0 1 1
45  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 1 1
Total 189 182 233 604

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