Flame Relay of Chengdu 2021 FISU Games Reaches Yibin
Author: Chengdu 2021 Official Website 2023-06-28

After passing through Beijing, Harbin, Shenzhen, and Chongqing, the Flame Relay for the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games arrived at its fifth leg on 28 June, taking place in Yibin, a city in Southwest China's Sichuan province. This day also ushered in the final 30-day countdown to the Chengdu 2021 FISU Games, amplifying the excitement and anticipation.


The ceremony commenced in excitement

The torch reached the city of Yibin


The relay ceremony kicked off at 09:00 at Yibin University. The first torchbearer, FENG Zhe, an Olympic champion gymnast, set off in the melody of the theme song, initiating the Flame Relay.


The first torchbearer set off


Among the 31 torchbearers, the youngest is 19-year-old ZHAN Xiaoyu, a student from Sichuan Nursing Vocational College, while the oldest is 57-year-old CAI Lecai, Secretary of the Party Committee at Yibin University. Two torchbearers from Yibin added their distinct touch: YANG Fan, a guide from the Zhao Yiman Memorial Hall and LUO Jing, a guide from the Lizhuang Ancient Town.


The torchbearers relay in excitement

The torchbearers at the ceremony


Following the conclusion of the Flame Relay in Yibin, the torch of Chengdu 2021 FISU Games will return to the host city of Chengdu on 2 July.


Edited by Lei Lei

Near Chengdu