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Third National Minority Nationalities Traditional Sports Games

2004-03-27 14:41:00 COC Website

Date: August 10-17, 1986
Host city: Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
Participants: 3,704
Nationalities: 55
Delegations: 29

Competitive sports: 7 (wrestling, archery, horse racing, lamb scrambling, crossbow, firecracker ball & swinging)

Demonstration events: 115 Thai-style peacock boxing, Bai-style rattle stick dance, Naxi-style dongba dance, Yi-style axi dancing under the moon, Gaoshan-style basketball, Hui-style bull fighting, Tibetan-style whistling archery, Tu-style wheel swing, Korean-style swinging, Li-style jumping over bamboos, Zhuang-style lion dance, Uygur-style tight-rope walking, Tajik-style lamb scrambling,Kazaj-style silver coins-picking on horseback, Mongolian-style camel racing and horse racing, etc. 

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