2021 Winter Universiade

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XXX Winter Universiade
XXX. Winteruniversiade
Univesiade logo new 2021.png
Welcome Home!
Nations participating - 31
Athletes participating -
Events -
Opening ceremony 21 January
Closing ceremony 31 January
Officially opened by President of Switzerland (expected)
Athlete's Oath -
Judge's Oath -
Torch lighter -
Main venue Swissporarena
Website http://winteruniversiade2021.ch/

The 2021 Winter Universiade, the XXX Winter Universiade, is scheduled for 2021 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Host selection[edit]

On 1 September 2014, FISU launched of the bidding process for the 2021 Winter and Summer Universiades.[1] In February 2015 at the 2015 Winter Universiade FISU has been informed about the intention of Belarus and Poland to jointly bid for the 2021 Winter Universiade.[2] On 24 August 2015, Switzerland informed about its bid for the 2021 Winter Universiade.[3]

On 5 March 2016 Winter Universiade 2021 was awarded to Lucerne.[4]

Venues[edit]

Lucerne[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Swissporarena Ceremonies 16,800
Regionales Eiszentrum Figure skating, Short track 2,500
Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre Medal plaza
University of Lucerne Accreditation, scientific congress

Andermatt[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Andermatt/Realp Cross-country skiing

Engelberg[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Sporting Park Curling 1,200
Freestyle Park Freestyle skiing, Snowboarding

Hoch-Ybrig[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Hoch-Ybrig Alpine skiing

Lenzerheide[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide Biathlon

Sursee[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Eishalle Ice hockey (women's) 1,200

Zug[edit]

Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Bossard Arena Ice hockey (men's, women's final) 7,000

Sports[edit]

  • Alpine skiing
  • Biathlon
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Curling
  • Figure skating
  • Ice hockey
  • Short track speed skating
  • Snowboarding

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FISU opens Bidding for 2021 Universiades". www.fisu.net. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Belarus, Poland to bid for 2021 Winter Universiade". belta.by. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  3. ^ "2021 Winter Universiade: Kick-off Meeting of the Bidding Committee Lucerne-Central Switzerland". www.fisu.net. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Lucerne awarded 2021 Winter Universiade". www.insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 9 March 2016.

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