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Expo attracts taekwondo lovers from around the globe
Jul 10, 2015
People from around the world who love taekwondo are enjoying a special opportunity to exchange and share their sport in Muju, Jeollabuk-do Province (South Jeolla Province). The Taekwondowon, a global center for the martial art, in Muju is hosting the World Taekwondo Cultur...


Gwangju Universiade hospital is athletes' guardian
Jul 09, 2015
The hospital at the Gwangju Summer Universiade athletes' village is busy with visitors from around the world. The Gwangju Universiade hospital is getting crowded as the event hits its halfway point. There is an increasing number of athletes who have shown medical symptoms...


Two swimmers fly high in Gwangju
Jul 09, 2015
Two female swimmers are in the spotlight at the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. Lu Ying from China is now a two-time gold medalist at the Gwangju Universiade, and Rachel Bootsma from the U.S. has won a bronze medal in the women's 100-meter backstroke. Ying topped...


Empty guns to gold medals: Iran's rifle team
Jul 09, 2015
Iranian shooters win gold and bronze in both the individual and group 10-meter air rifle events on July 5 at the Gwangju Summer Universiade in Jeollanam-do Province. How well can people train their shooting capability with guns that have no bullets? The answer has been fou...


Three European gymnasts shine in Gwangju
Jul 08, 2015
Three handsome gymnasts from Europe have captured center stage at the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. They are Oleg Verniaiev from Ukraine, currently ranked No. 1 and now a two-time gold medalist at the Gwangju Universiade, Igor Radivilov, also from Ukraine and silv...


The race for gold unfolds in Gwangju
Jul 06, 2015
Athletes from around the world engaged in heated competition at the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. Nations including China, Japan, Korea and France won a series of gold medals over the first four days, up until July 6, racing for top spot in the full medal count. ...


Youth games Gwangju Universiade opens
Jul 06, 2015
The 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, a festival for student athletes from around the world, kicked off in Gwangju on July 3. Over 13,000 athletes from 146 countries are participating in the 28th Summer Universiade, competing for 272 gold medals in 21 disciplines. A w...


Nine nations enter athletes' village in Gwangju
Jul 03, 2015
Nine more countries, including Korea, have taken part in a ceremony to mark their admission into the athletes' village at the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. Athletes from Korea, Slovakia, Montenegro, Armenia, Lichtenstein, Bangladesh, India, Honduras and Ukraine partook...


Athletes from around the world arrive for Gwangju Unive...
Jun 30, 2015
The athletes' village in Gwangju for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade is now welcoming guests from around the world. The event's organizing committee held a ceremony in the central plaza adorned with flags of participating nations on June 29 to welcome athletes from va...


'We are responsible for winning and will do so with pri...
Jun 26, 2015
Athletes and staff of Team Korea pose for a photo during the team's official launch ceremony on June 25 as they head off for the Gwangju Summer Universiade 2015. The team of Korean athletes heading to the Gwangju Summer Universiade 2015 held its official launch ceremony on Jun...