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Sixth National Minority Nationalities Traditional Sports Games

2004-03-27 14:46:00 COC Website

Date: September 24-30, 1999
Host cities: Beijing, Lhasa (for crossbow, top-whipping and elephants' tug-of-war as well as some equestrian skills and demonstration events, August 18-28, 1999)
Participants: over 6,000
Nationalities: 56

Competitive sports: 13 (firecracker ball, pearl ball, wood ball, shuttlecock kicking, ball-kicking, swinging, wushu, crossbow, dragon boat racing, top-whipping, elephants' tug-of-war, folk wrestling & equestrian skills)

Demonstration events: over 100

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