Several int’l sports events to be held in Hainan during CNY holiday
Several international sports events will be held in Hainan during the 7-day Spring Festival holiday.
The 2nd CCTV Lunar New Year Cup WBC Golden Belt Championship will kick off in Haikou on 5th February. Professional boxers from Australia, Canada, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia and China will be competing in the championship.
The ‘Coral Palace Cup’ China (Lingshui) International Challenge 2014 is set to be held from February 11th to the 16th at the Agile Gymnasium at the Lingshui Culture and Sports Square in Lingshui County.
The 6-day tournament brings together the top 150 individuals or pairs in each category – men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles with US $50,000 at stake in total cash prizes.
The badminton competition is one of the IBF series events sponsored by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Lingshui has been the host of this badminton event for 4 consecutive years.
In addition, the 10th Haikou ‘Ying Chun’ Cup Basketball Tournamet will be held in Cangxi from February 2nd to 5th , with 15 teams competing for the champion.