Currently, the construction of all 49 venues for the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games have started and proceed orderly, which is expected to be completed and put into testing by the end of April 2021.
Among the 13 newly built venues, the construction work of the Longquan High School Gymnasium, the Polus International College Gymnasium, the Xindu Xiangcheng Sports Centre Gymnasium and the Xindu Xiangcheng Sports Centre Natatorium have been finished. Other 9 venues have also completed their main structures, and will continue the various follow-up projects in order. 7 newly built venues are planned to be completed by the end of 2020, and the rest will be finished by the end of April 2021.
As for the 36 renovated venues, the National Key Table Tennis Training School(Chengdu), the Chengdu University Stadium, the Huaxi Campus Gymnasium, the Sichuan University, the Qingbaijiang Sports Centre Gymnasium, the Tanghu Middle School Stadium, and the Modern Pentathlon Centre Equestrian Arena have been completed. The renovation of the others will be accelerated step by step according to the schedule. By the end of 2020, the renovation of 14 venues will be finished, and the rest will be completed by the end of April 2021.
Renovation of Qingbaijiang Sports Centre Gymnasium Completed
Sichuan Gymnasium Under Renovation
Chengdu Open Air Music Park has been confirmed as the venue for the closing ceremony of the WUG. Recently, the Department of Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Executive Committee of Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games reported to Brian Carrer, the event manager of the International University Sports Federation, on the construction of the venues for the opening/closing ceremonies, the layout planning of VVIP and VIP regions, the management of traffic routes for various groups as well as the process design of the opening ceremony. Brian also inspected the Chengdu Open Air Music Park, and said that the preparation work for the opening and closing ceremonies was well prepared and the creative design plan would become the highlight of the Games.
Chengdu Open Air Music Park
FISU Officials Inspecting the Closing Ceremony Site
On December 7 and 8, the Executive Committee of Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games took the Xipu Campus Gymnasium, Southwest Jiaotong University, the demonstration venue as a model to show how the venue operates in details under different cases. It is believed this kind of work can lead to the common operation plan available for the WUG to use.
Simulation Drill of the Demonstration Venue