2021 National Games of Chinai

The 14th National Games of China is a multi-sports event to be held throughout Shaanxi Province from September 15 to 27, 2021. It is projected that the Games will attract around 14,000 athletes who will compete in 501 events in 41 sports.

  • Tokyo 2020 gold medallists Ma Long and Wang Zongyuan star in stadium and pool demos, while all 29 feature in bumper variety show
  • ‘Our country will become a sports powerhouse in 2035,’ Olympic weightlifting champion Lu Xiaojun declares

The 32-year-old had best year of his career in with history making appearance in Tokyo Olympic 100m final – and he could yet get relay medal.


Move to land TV rights for next year’s Games in Hangzhou follows first-ever purchase of Olympics rights in May; local athletes, meanwhile, express dismay with funding situation in sit-down with chief executive.

At the National Games, unfettered by representation rules, the world’s top tennis players and weightlifters test each other to set new standards of excellence.


Yiu drops back in the last 5 kms of the race to finish a disappointing 12th as her muscles could not adapt to high intensity training after her long isolation.

Men’s team finishes sixth while women’s come last out of 13 teams after crash, as Hong Kong turn their attention to the individual road races on Sunday.

Chinese table tennis pair were beaten by Japan’s Mima Ito and Jun Mizutani to mixed doubles gold at Olympic Games but Liu ends wait for National Games gold medal.

Fourth place finish for Hongkonger at 15-under as Li Haotong surges past Wu Ashun for silver as Yuan Yechun takes gold while 4-year-old Sophie Han finishes 10th above China’s former women’s world No 1 Feng Shanshan.

The 27-year-old Shandong sensation scores 64.33m one month after making history as the first Asian athlete to win women’s javelin gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The 25-year-old Beijing entrant, who nearly retired in 2016, scored an impressive 87.532 and will eye the men’s individual vault, parallel bars and horizontal bars on Sunday.

Men’s number one Fan Zhendong is closely followed by Xu Xin as world number two Ma Long searches for doubles redemption; women’s star Chen Meng must fend off the in-form Sun Yingsha and Wang Manyu.

Vivian Kong Man-wai, Debbie Ho Tik-lam and Coco Lin Yik-hei lose to Chinese women’s world champions in the quarters, while the men’s team fall to number two seeds Fujian.

World No 1 Fan Zhendong gets revenge for Olympic final loss to Ma Long as Guangdong secure first team table tennis gold in 24 years, while Chen Meng also wins women’s silver.

The 26-year-old runs one millisecond slower than her personal best to finish third in her heat, while Fujian’s Lin clocks an impressive 12.85 to enter final as the favourite.