City held its first Deaf Games
- Category: Charity Ningbo
- Published: Tuesday, 10 July 2012 08:26
Ningbo held its first Deaf Games last Friday in Nandu Hotel and Xiaoshi Secondary School. Sponsored by the Municipal Disabled Persons' Federation, the Municipal Sports Bureau, the Municipal Education Bureau, and the Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau, the event was organized by Ningbo Disabled Sports Association.
During the event, 200 athletes(aged from 13 to 24) from Ningbo's 11 counties and districts competed for track＆field, swimming, table tennis, and badminton. The field events include high jump, long jump, shot put, discus, and javelin while the track events covers 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, 1,500 m, and 3,000 m race. The swimming events and table Tennis events were held in the Nandu Hotel and gymnasium of Xiaoshi Secondary School last Friday afternoon. Track＆field and badminton events were held last Friday afternoon and last Saturday morning in Xiaoshi Secondary School. The Games is also a selection of outstanding deaf athletes for the third Deaf Games in Zhejiang Province