The Brazilian delegation informed the selected athletes to participate in 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, where it will disembark with 300 people, the biggest crew from South America and one of the largest in Brazilian Confederation of University Sports (CBDU) history.
Brazil will participate in 14 sports disciplines, and will mark a strong presence in athletics, taekwondo, judo, wushu, swimming, as well as in team sports in which historically has had privileged positions, as in soccer and volleyball, in both branches. In addition, it will compete in diving, tennis, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting, fencing and rhythmic gymnastics.
One of Brazilian university selection highlights is the presence of more than 20 Olympic student-athletes. Among them are sprinter Aldemir Gomes da Silva Junior, Andressa Oliveira de Morais (discus throw), who participated in London 2012 and Rio 2016, Tatiele Roberta de Carvalho (10.00 metres), and Vanessa Chefer Spinola In heptathlon. In swimming will compete Allan Lopes Mamedio do Carmo, Leonardo Gomes de Deus, Graciele Herrmann, with two Olympic Games each. There were also Olympians of the discipline in Rio 2016 Daiene Marçal Dias, Daynara Paula, Gabriel da Silva Santos, Henrique de Souza Martins, Larissa Martins de Oliveira, Italo Manzine Amaral Duarte Garofalo and Manuella Duarte Lyrio.
There will also be the Olympians Henrique Tavian Pereira Marques and Nicolas Massao Ferreira Silva in fencing, Ian Carlos Gonçalves de Matos, Jackson André Rondinelli de Oliveira, and Tammy Galera Takagi in diving, and Maicon Andrade Siqueira (bronze in Rio 2016) and Venilton Torres Teixeira in taekwondo.