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|Friday, July 06, 2001, updated at 09:36(GMT+8)|
Universiade Torch Relay Returns to ZhuhaiThe 21st World University Games torch relay, after five-day journey in Hong Kong and Macao, returend to Zhuhai, Guangdong Province Thursday afternoon.
The torch was carried into Zhuhai by Macao student Mou Son Cheng, who handed the torch to Guo Kaihua, vice mayor of Zhuhai city.
Guo then handed the flame to world champion gymnast Mo Huilan, who is now studying at the People's University of China.
The Universiade torch began its relay in Hong Kong on July 1 and arrived in Macao on July 4. It is the first time that the torch relay of any games was held in Hong Kong and Macao Speical Administrative Regions.
The Beijing World University Games torch was ignited in Beijing and New Zealand on January 1, 2001 respectively. Joined by the torch of first World Universiade from Turin University in Italy, the torch began its 111-day nationwide relay on May 4. On August 22, the torch will return to Beijing and ignite the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Games.
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