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Universiade Closing Ceremony to be Held from 7 p.m.


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Universiade Closing Ceremony to be Held from 7 p.m.


The 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade will come to an end today with a closing ceremony set to be held from 7 p.m. at the Gwangju Main Universiade Stadium.

Some 13,000 athletes and officials from 146 countries across the globe have taken part in 21 sports, with the hosting country, South Korea, clinching first place in the medal standings with 46 gold medals.

Entitled 'Sharing the Light: Youth is the Light of the Future', the closing ceremony will kick off at 7 p.m. The ceremony will feature a cheerleading performance and a rock concert by the South Korean rock band, Dick Punks, capping off the pre-ceremony show.

Once the delegations enter the field, the scoreboard in the stadium will showcase the athletic highlights of the Universiade, along with behind the scenes footage of volunteers helping with the event's operations.

Co-president of the organizing committee, Kim Hwang-sik, will give the farewell address followed by a closing address from president of the FISU, Claude Louis-Gallien.

K pop stars such as SHINee, EXID and Jinusean will highlight the final segment of the closing ceremony along with a fireworks display.





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