6 Universiade sports venue ready for a test run next year
The new sports venues for the 2011 Universiade games will be completed by the end of the year, and will go into trial operations by next year. six out of the twenty two sports venues are already completed, and the rest will be finished by the end of the year as scheduled.
Technical officials of the Universiade games will be invited to inspect the venues. Other preparations for the Games are going smoothly, the preparations of the facilities and equipment, urban improvements and negotiations over visa issues with Hong Kong are also on the way to be finalized. Shenzhen have already sent out invitations to 201 countries of which 24 have already responded on their intentions to participate in next year’s games.
Shenzhen will now focus on urban improvements to create a beautiful environment ready for the Universiade games. Five more Metro lines will open next year for a more convenient way of transportation to and from the game venues. The Shenzhen government and its residents are excited and fully prepared to present a grand Universiade to the world.