2005 Winter Universiade

The 2005 Winter Universiade, the XXII Winter Universiade, took place in Innsbruck and Seefeld, Austria.

XXII Winter Universiade
XXII Winter-Universiade
Slogan: "u better be there"
Host cityInnsbruck and Seefeld, Austria
Nations participating53 (estimated)
Athletes participating1,500
Events13 sports
Opening ceremonyJanuary 12
Closing ceremonyJanuary 22
Officially opened byHeinz Fischer
Main venueOlympia World Innsbruck-Olympic Stadium



Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Bergiselschanze Ski jumping 28,000
Tivoli-Neu Opening Ceremony 35,000
Kühtai Freestyle skiing, Snowboarding 8,000
Tyrolean Ice Arena Ice hockey 8,000
Eisschnellaufbahn Speed skating 4,000
Olympiahalle Figure skating, Short track 10,600


Venue Sports Capacity Ref.
Patscherkofel Alpine skiing 8,000
Seefeld Arena Closing Ceremony, Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping 12,000
Seefeld Hockey Center Ice hockey 5,000 (temporary)

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Austria)

1  Austria (AUT)*108422
2  South Korea (KOR)107623
3  Russia (RUS)75921
4  Japan (JPN)56617
5  Poland (POL)5218
6  Ukraine (UKR)410216
7  Kazakhstan (KAZ)4127
8  Italy (ITA)4059
9  China (CHN)36817
10  Netherlands (NED)35210
11  Slovenia (SLO)34310
12  Czech Republic (CZE)3249
13  France (FRA)2147
14   Switzerland (SUI)1337
15  Finland (FIN)1225
16  Great Britain (GBR)1203
  Serbia and Montenegro (SCG)1203
  United States (USA)1203
19  Germany (GER)1135
20  Belarus (BLR)0325
21  Slovakia (SVK)0022
22  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
Totals (22 nations)697269210