7 home and int’l sports events to stage in Hainan in 2014
According to the Hainan provincial events centre, the island is to host 7 international and domestic sports events in 2014, in a bid to improve the construction of the Hainan International Tourism Island.
Set to kick off in March 2014 at Riyue Bay in Wanning city, the 2014 Hainan Wanning International Surfing Festival will consist of two parts, including the 6-day ISA China Cup and the 4-day ASP Hainan Classic. The ISA China Cup will be invitation-only, featuring the top seven surfing national teams in the world which resulted from the 2013 ISA World Surfing Championship. The ISA China Cup will be hosted by the national Chinese team.
The 2014 China Dragon Boat Tournament will be held in Wanning City on March 1st and 2nd 2014 (the Dragon Head-Raising Festival), a total of 16 male teams and 4 female teams from all over the country will gather in Wanning to compete for the huge prize.