Figures: Mike Powell
Mike Powell reveals that Zagreb 1987 Summer Universiade victory was an invaluable step towards setting long jump world record four years later in Tokyo.
Figures: Michael Johnson
Known as the "Forrest Gump of Athletics", Michael Johnson is the only male athlete in history to win both the 200 and 400m events at the same Olympics, a feat he accomplished at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Bangkok is the capital and largest city of Thailand.
Izmir is the third most populous city in Turkey and country’s largest port after Istanbul.
Figures: Larry Bird
Larry Bird is one of the greatest basketball stars in the world.
Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, has been one of the experienced cities in hosting sports events, including Olympics and WUG.
Beijing hosted the 21st Summer Universiade in 2001. The city, as the capital of the People’s Republic of China, is also the center of the whole nation’s politics, culture, international communications, and technological innovation.
Kazan, the 8th largest city in Russia and the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, is a charming city in which the 27th Summer Universiade took place.
Figures: Lin Li
Lin Li, a former member of the Chinese Women's Swimming Team, is the first Chinese world champion swimmer and the first Chinese swimmer to participate in three Olympic Games.