Field, air, and wa­ter

Changjiang Weekly - - WUHAN -

The Wuhan Marathon, the 15th In­ter­na­tional Horse Rac­ing Fes­ti­val, the first Wuhan Marathon Swim­ming, and the 2017 FAI World Fly-in Expo were four ma­jor sport­ing events held last year that at­tracted do­mes­tic and in­ter­na­tional at­ten­tion to Wuhan.

Dur­ing the four-day World Fly-in Expo, over

1,000 sports­men, per­form­ers, ref­er­ees, and of­fi­cials fro­mover 40 coun­tries took part in com­pe­ti­tions and per­for­mances in aer­o­bat­ics, parachut­ing, pow­ered paraglid­ing, and hot air bal­loon­ing. There were also in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties, ex­hi­bi­tions, and other ac­tiv­i­ties to pro­mote the world of avi­a­tion.

Dur­ing the 2017 Wuhan Marathon Swim­ming,

73 pro­fes­sional ath­letes com­peted in a 10kilo­moter open wa­ter race on East Lake. The swim­ming com­pe­ti­tion also in­cluded a 1.2kilo­me­ter group swim, in which 1,015 Chi­nese swim­ming en­thu­si­asts, to­gether with 15 for­eign s r

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