Fri, July 16, 2010
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Xinjiang: Sports event for ethnic minorities

2010-07-16 10:13:16 GMT2010-07-16 18:13:16 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Twelve-year-old Mongolian player Ye Renqing won the 3000-meter horse racing event at the sports meeting in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, July 15, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Contestants in the game of horse-walking race. [Photo/Xinhua]

Players in the girl-chasing game. [Photo/Xinhua]

The seventh Traditional Ethnic Minority Sports Games in Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Xinjiang were held in Mori Kazak Autonomous County, July 15, 2010.

More than 300 minority athletes participated in sporting events and performances such as horse racing, camel racing and girl-chasing games.

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