Athletes’ village opens its doors to Taipei Universiade participants

Taipei Universiade Athletes’ Village officially opened on Saturday and is ready to welcome around 12,000 delegates from 131 countries, including 7,639 athletes

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/13
By: Central News Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Universiade Athletes’ Village officially opened on

Taipei Universiade Athletes’ Village officially opened on Saturday and is ready to welcome around 12,000 delegates from 131 countries, including 7,63

Saturday and is ready to welcome around 12,000 delegates from 131 countries, including 7,639 athletes.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said “This is Taiwan’s first athlete’s village” as the result of assistance from the International University Sports Association (FISU) and the joint effort of the central government, and governments of Taipei and New Taipei City.

The village includes 34 buildings, with a total of 2,138 apartments. Each apartment can accommodate three to seven people. Taipei Summer Universiade Organizing Committee (TUOC) has selected high-quality Taiwan-made bedding for the bedrooms in the village. Considering Taiwan’s heat and humidity during summer, bedding sets are all made of 100% cotton, benzene-free, and skincare anti-mite material to avoid allergic reactions.    [FULL  STORY]

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