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  • Prime Minister Huang,

  • Mayor Yong,

  • Mr. Galien,

  • Athletes,

  • Honored guests,

  • and audiences in all corners of the world,

  • good evening!

  • First of all,

  • I would like to express my most sincere congratulations to Mayor Yong for making this year's Summer Universiade such a great success.

  • You have demonstrated what excellence is all about.

  • I would also like to extend my gratitude to the authorizing committee of the event for your warm welcome, hospitality, and friendship.

  • I am Wen-je Ko, mayor of Taipei City.

  • I am here to receive the Universiade flag on behalf of Taipei.

  • At this Universiade,

  • I saw, firsthand, all the athletes giving their best and fighting to the last minute of each game.

  • This relentless pursuit of excellence and, most of all, good sportsmanship, whether win or lose,

  • impressed and moved everyone.

  • A big thank you to you, all the athletes:

  • in our eyes, you are all winners.

  • Taipei City is honored to host the next Summer Universiade

  • We will build on the success of Gwangju Universiade

  • as we welcome athletes from all over the world to make new records in Taipei in 2017.

  • Like Gwangju, Taipei is a city that loves sports.

  • It's also a city of gourmet, technology, culture, and creativity.

  • In the following two years,

  • Taipei is going to host 2016 World Design Capital and 2017 Summer Universiade.

  • Yes, we are ready.

  • Please take these opportunities to be our guests!

  • Please come to Taipei and experience the rich culture we have.

  • Welcome to the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, thank you!

  • 2017臺北世大運

  • 臺北歡迎大家!謝謝!

Prime Minister Huang,

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