Sports and Recreation

Competitive Sports

Updated: 2018-06-29

Tianjin made many achievements in competitive sports events last year. Athletes from Tianjin won 47 gold medals at home and abroad in 2017. Zhu Xueying took the gold in women’s trampoline competition at the FIG Trampoline World Cup Competition in Spain. In July, Peng Shuai won her second champion in women’s singles at WTA. The Women’s Volleyball Team of Tianjin won the 11th champion title in the Chinese Women’s Volleyball League. Quanjian Football Club won the championship at Chinese Football Association China League, then finished third in the Chinese Super League and was qualified to take part in the qualifying session of Asian Champions League. Tianjin built the first national training base for rowing and canoeing in North China.

As the host of the 13th National Games, Tianjin delegation won a total of 63 medals, including 19 golds, 17 silvers and 27 bronzes, hitting a record high in the number of golds and total.

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