China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu
China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu

China bans ultramarathons and off-road races after 21 die in Gansu tragedy

  • Races in mountainous areas, cross-desert, ultra distance and other newly popular sports activities that involve high risk have been suspended
  • General Administration of Sport acts on safety and organisation after competitors caught in sudden storm in race in Gansu province

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China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu
China has now banned all outdoor long-distance races in the wake of the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race tragedy. Photo: Baidu
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