Turin – September, 11 2019
September 9 is a milestone moment in the heart of Central Switzerland, because the day marks 500 days to the Opening Ceremony of the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade.
On 21 January 2021, the FISU flag will be hoisted and the fire will be ignited at the Europaplatz in Lucerne, as more than 2000 of the world’s best university winter sports athletes will be gathered for the 30th edition of the Winter Universiade.
Lucerne 2021 will see the world’s largest winter multisport event for students return to the Swiss Alps for the first time since Villars 1962.
The breathtaking city of Lucerne will be the event hub and home to the athletes’ village, with competitions taking place throughout iconic sports venues across Central Switzerland.
The Universiade will see competition in ten sporting disciplines, contested across seven event venues.