Universiade Torch unveiled
Bearing a Universiade logo the 2011 Universiade torch was unveiled with a spectacular celebration starting the one year countdown to the games.
Colorful and changeable in shape, the torch is different from most used to herald sporting event in that rings forming the torch can be revolved to change shape. The torch will be ignited at Beijing university the and passed to 30 different college campuses across the country before the games will be opened. Medals that featured inlaid conch shell was also unveiled during the celebration.
The celebration was attended by about 30,000 people, including Guangdong Governor Huahua and other government officials, college students, foreign consuls, sports and arts celebrities. Capped off with a spectacular firework show with cheering audience waving light sticks.