2021 Winter Universiade

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XXX Winter Universiade
XXX. Winteruniversiade
Univesiade logo new 2021.png
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Nations participating- 31
Athletes participating-
Opening ceremony21 January
Closing ceremony31 January
Officially opened byPresident of Switzerland (expected)
Athlete's Oath-
Judge's Oath-
Torch lighter-
Main venueSwissporarena
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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]



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


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


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


Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Hoch-Ybrig Alpine skiing


Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide Biathlon


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


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


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


  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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