31st Summer Universiade torch relay kick-off ceremony held – Xinhua English.news.cn
On the morning of June 8, the departure ceremony for the torch relay of the 31st Summer Universiade was held at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport. Under the protection of the guards, the Chengdu Universiade Tinder boarded the plane smoothly. Subsequently, the “Universiade” plane carrying the fire of the Chengdu Universiade set off for Beijing.
On June 10, the torch relay of the Chengdu Universiade will start in Beijing. Next, the torch will be passed in five cities including Beijing, Harbin, Shenzhen, Chongqing and Yibin. Afterwards, the torch will be passed back to Chengdu, and will be lit at the main torch tower of the Chengdu Universiade on July 28.
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