The World University Games are an international multi-sport event held ever other year in a different city for athletes enrolled in or just graduated from a university. Here, members of the U.S. teams enter the opening ceremony of the 2011 WUGs, held in Shenzhen, a city of south China's Guangdong Province.
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University of New England's Kendal Nicely competes in the women's archery individual compound bow event, in which she won the silver medal.
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This multi-exposure picture shows the phases of Northern Michigan University's Alexandria Henry completing her clean-and-jerk in the women's 69kg competition.
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University of Notre Dame's Courtney Hurley (right) fences against France's Marie Fayolle in the women's epee team final. France defeated US 45-39 to win the gold medal.
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University of Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe slam dunks in a preliminary round game against South Korea. The U.S. won by a landslide, 112-68.
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University of Southern California's Haley Anderson swims to the gold medal in the 1500m event.
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Ohio State University's Tim Phillips wins the first international medals of his career, winning both the 50m and 100m butterfly.
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University of Southern California's Forel Davies (L) controls the ball during a women's water polo against Australia, which the United States won 8-6.
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University of Minnesota's Kelci Bryant (with an Olympic Rings tattoo on her foot) competes in the women's 1m springboard prelims.
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Loyola Marymount University's Heather Hughes and Emily Day (both in red) hover on defense in a match against Estonia.
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University of Southern California's Maddison McKibbin lays down a spike during a men's beach volleyball match against Italy.
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Mason Finley of the University of Kansas (right) shows off his bronze medal from the men's shot put event.
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