GUOC safety and security measures from arrival to departure

GUOC safety and security measures from arrival to departure

1) Safe transportation will be provided for athletes and officials.

- Dedicated zones and vehicles available, exclusively for athletes and officials participating in the Gwangju Universiade (from Incheon Airport, Muan Airport, or Gimhae Airport to Gwangju Airport/Songjeong KTX Station)

 From Incheon International Airport to Gwangju Songjeong Station, KTX (high speed) trains with exclusive Universiade passenger cars, which will be accompanied by security officers, are scheduled five times a day

 2,953 Universiade buses will be operating throughout the games and each bus will be accompanied by two traffic police officers and one interpreter

2) Any vehicle provided by the GUOC will be accompanied by two traffic police officers and one interpreter in order to safely travel to competition and/or training venues

3) Athletes Village polyclinic and special screening centers will be operating 24 hours a day and will be equipped with world class facilities and top-notch physicians.

- 9 different departments such as internal medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, orthopedics, family medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, oriental medicine, and sports medicine will be operated and 3 types of special rooms for physical therapy, clinical pathology, and patient wards.

4) Medical teams and ambulances will be on stand by and ready to be deployed at 37 venues.

- 37 venues located in Gwangju (17), South Jeolla province (16), North Jeolla province (3), and North Chungcheong province in addition to Universiade affiliated hospitals near all 32 training venues

5) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International University Sports Federation (FISU) MedicalCommittee personnel will be available around the clock in the Athletes Villages to monitor athletes and officials during the games.

- The GUOC requested for assistance from the WHO to prevent infection and implement control measures if needed

- 19 FISU Medical Committee Members will closely monitor all health issues throughout the games

6. Working closely with private and public sectors to cover all bases in order to host a successful mega-sporting event.

- Organizations such as the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Gwangju Metropolitan City, the Medical Association of Gwangju etc will help make provide a safe and secure environment for all participants.

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