Five students from different continents ignite Shenzhen Universiade flame
Five young students from five continents including a college girl from Shenzhen University lit the Shenzhen Universiade flame yesterday at Qinghua University. It was a different style compared to the common practices of international sporting events in that only one person usually lights the flame, but in this event, it was a group lighting.
The Shenzhen Universiade is the second largest sports event following the Olympics, it has a great contribution gathering all the college students around the world. As planned, the organizing committee of this event will make sure to have a ” unique universiade ” to show the world.
The flame will be put into a special lantern for safe keeping and carried back by a chartered plane with tight security to Shenzhen.
The torch relay will start on May 4 at Beijing University and will continue to Shenzhen University on May 10 then will be passed to Guangzhou University Town on May 15.