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The first Tibet fitness games kicked off

By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2016-11-29

It is reported that the first Tibet fitness games supported by Sports Bureau of Tibet Autonomous Region was held at Lhasa Cultural and Sports Center from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1. The games consists of four sports events, including urban happy running, table tennis, badminton and mountaineering, with attendance of almost 900 people.

900 cadres participated in the games

Themed as "healthy Tibet, dynamic Lhasa", this activity involves four sports events ( urban happy running, table tennis, badminton and mountaineering ), which are popular and people-based. 900 cadres from more than 40 institutions took part in the sports games. The five-km urban happy running and mountaineering will be held in Newu District of regional capital  Lhasa, where there are a relatively small amount of vehicles and people.

According to the schedule, firstly, the urban happy running started after the opening ceremony of fitness games. The statistics show that 340 people from 33 institutions took part in this event. In addition, there are 150 students running at the start. In the afternoon of Nov. 25, the preliminary games of table tennis and badminton will be held at basketball stadium. There are 192 people from 36 teams in table tennis games, 209 from 33 teams in badminton competition.

Fitness games held every two years

In the morning of Nov. 26, the mountaineering will start at Dagdong Village of Newu Town, Lhasa of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. 309 people form 33 teams will take part in this event.  At the end, there will be a grand award-giving ceremony.

Tibet fitness games will be held every two years and added more interesting sports events.

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