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1983 Summer time Universiade


The 1983 Summer time Universiade, also referred to as the 1983 World College Games or XII Summer time Universiade, required devote Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between This summer 1 and 12, 1983. Over 2400 athletes from 73 countries participated. It had been the very first time Canada located these Games. Edmonton also located the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

The big event was damaged by tragedy in the dying of Soviet diver Sergei Chalibashvili as he died eight days after hitting his mind around the 10 m diving platform competing while attempting a reverse 3½ within the tuck position.

Charles, Prince of Wales opened up the Universiade supported by Princess Diana, along with other dignitaries and celebrities also visited.

In October 2005, Edmonton seemed to be selected like a potential bid candidate for hosting this year’s Summer time Universiade through the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS).

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Around 2,400 athletes from 73 nations required part.

 Afghanistan

 Albania

 Algeria

 Andorra

 Angola

 Argentina

 Australia

 Austria

 Barbados

 Belgium

 Benin

 Bolivia

 Botswana

 Brazil

 Bulgaria

 Myanmar

 Cameroon

 Canada

 Chad

 Chile

 China

 Colombia

 Comoros

 Republic from the Congo

 Colombia

 Cuba

 Cyprus

 Czechoslovakia

 Denmark

 Dominican Republic

 Ecuador

 Egypt

 Ethiopia

 Finland

 France

 Gabon

 The Gambia

 East Germany

 West Germany

 Ghana

 Greece

 Guatemala

 Haiti

 Honduras

 Hong Kong

 Hungary

 Iceland

 India

 Indonesia

 Iran

 Iraq

 Ireland

 Israel

 Italy

 Ivory Coast

 Jamaica

 Japan

 Jordan

 Kenya

 South Korea

 North Korea

 Laos

 Lebanon

 Lesotho

 Libya

 Liechtenstein

 Luxembourg

 Malaysia

 Mali

 Malta

 Mauritania

 Mexico

 Monaco

 Mongolia

 Morocco

 Nepal

 Netherlands

 New Zealand

 Nicaragua

 Niger

 Nigeria

 Norway

 Oman

 Pakistan

 Panama

 Papua New Guinea

 Peru

 Paraguay

 Philippines

 Poland

 Portugal

 Puerto Rico

 Qatar

 Romania

 Rwanda

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

 Saint Lucia

 Saint Vincent and also the Grenadines

 San Marino

 Saudi Arabia

 Senegal

 Seychelles

 Sierra Leone

 Singapore

 South Africa

 Soviet Union

 Spain

 Sudan

 Sweden

 Switzerland

 Syria

 Chinese Taipei

 Tanzania

 Thailand

 Togo

 Tonga

 Trinidad and Tobago

 Tunisia

 Turkey

 Uganda

 United Arab Emirates

 Great Britain

 United States

 Upper Volta

 Uruguay

 Venezuela

 Vietnam

 Samoa

 North Yemen

 South Yemen

 Yugoslavia

 Zaire

 Zambia

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