The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua
The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua

It’s fitness first as China’s National Games put spotlight on amateurs

  • The provincial medal count is out and activities like square dancing are in to encourage more people to get active
  • While many Chinese, particularly in the Covid-era, are interested in getting fitter, a lack of facilities may be blocking the way

Topic |   China society
The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua
The opening ceremony for China's 14th National Games in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on September 15. Photo: Xinhua
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