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Intl students show skills in Chinese martial arts

Release time:2018-04-20visits:19

Overseas  students from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine pose  for a group photo at the school's competition for martial arts on April  11. [Photo provided to]

Overseas  students from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine  showed off their martial arts skills at a traditional Chinese exercises  competition in the school on April 11.

As  an annual school tradition encouraging students to actively participate  in physical training, this year’s competition was attended by 32 teams  of undergraduates, graduates and foreign students.

A team of six Malaysian students took the second prize at the Women's Baduanjin,  a fitness exercise with a history of over 800 years, which is easy to  get a hold of and can be practiced by people of all ages.

Chen  Yurong (Chinese name) from Germany impressed the spectators with her  tai chi skills in fan and sword playing, and was titled two first  places. Zhou Anrong (Chinese name) from the US also won the first prize  at the Men's Shadow Boxing.

The  competition was held at the campus for the eighth time, providing a  platform to practice Chinese exercises and learn Chinese culture for  students from home and abroad.