Jiangsu host­ing school tour­na­ment

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

The Na­tional Hand­ball Cham­pi­onship for pri­ma­ryschool stu­dents kicked off on Thurs­day in Jinhu county, Jiangsu prov­ince.

The seven-day tour­na­ment saw a record par­tic­i­pa­tion of 939 ath­letes from 75 teams vy­ing for hon­ors.

Zhang Zhiy­ong, party chief of Jinhu county, re­vealed plans to turn the county into a na­tional hand­ball train­ing base. Last year, the na­tional cham­pi­onship for high-school stu­dents was also held in Jinhu.

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