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Tibet will hold various outdoor events in 2017
update:March 28,2017
March 22,2017

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March 22,2017--In order to promote public fitness, this year, Tibet will hold various outdoor events including football, skiing, rock climbing, cycling and so on, learned recently from Tibet Autonomous Regional Sports Bureau. Xinhua reported.
With outdoor sports springing up in recent years, Tibet has unceasingly carried out mountaineering as the leading outdoor event relying on its mountainous and high-altitude natural geographical conditions. According to Tibet Sports Bureau, this year, mountaineering, rock climbing, cycling, trekking, marathon and other sports events will continue to be held in Tibet. What’s more, skiing and drifting events are planned to be held to accelerate the development of outdoor sports in Tibet.
In addition, Tibet will hold the 15th Mountain-climbing Conference at Mount Lhoduye with an altitude of 6010 meters in the autumn of this year. During the conference, a series of events such as mountaineering and cycling will also be held.
"Tibet has various types of outdoor resources, covering mountains, lakes, forests, grasslands and so forth, which are incomparable in China. Tibet will be created as an important destination for outdoor sports," said Nyima Tsering, deputy director of the Tibet Sports Bureau.

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