By: Chiang Yuan-chen and Evelyn Kao
Seoul, June 28 (CNA) The torch for the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade passed through Daegu,
Taipei’s sister city in South Korea, on Wednesday, the last overseas leg of its journey.
The torch was officially lit in the Italian city of Turin on June 20 at the start of its two-month trip. It then headed to Napoli, host of the 2019 Summer Universiade and Thailand’s Bangkok, host of the 2007 Summer Universiade before moving on to Daegu.
Daegu, the fourth largest city in South Korea, was chosen to mark its role as host of the 2003 Summer Universiade.
The torch will reach Taiwan on June 29 and be carried to Jade Mountain, Taiwan’s highest peak at 3,952 meters. It will then visit Taiwan’s 22 cities and counties. [FULL STORY]