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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Monday, July 18 2022 - 23:31
2022 Belt and Road Youth Sport Exchange Week was held in Nanjing, Jiangsu
NANJING, China, July 18, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

Themed "Rhyme in Jiangsu, Towards the Future Together", the 2022 Belt and Road 
Youth Sport Exchange Week (Jiangsu) was held in Nanjing city from July 10 to 
15, including B&R International Youth Men's 3x3 Basketball Tournament, Youth 
Outdoor Sports Challenge, International Youth Orienteering Camp and a series of 
activities to promote exchanges of youth sports culture. It attracted 198 
international young friends of 55 countries and regions along the "Belt and 
Road" who have been working and studying in Nanjing for a long time 
participated, according to the Jiangsu Provincial Sports Bureau.

From July 11 to 13, the 2022 B&R International Youth Men's 3x3 Basketball 
Tournament was held in Nanjing Wutaishan Stadium. 62 young people from 28 
countries and regions participated in the competition. The chief referee of 
this game was Shi Qirong, the international referee who officiated the 2020 
Tokyo Olympics basketball game. 

During the exchange week, various cultural and educational exchange activities 
were also carried out, which enhanced the friendship between Chinese and 
foreign youths while feeling the profound Chinese culture. While experiencing 
the charm of orienteering sports, they could also feel the beautiful scenery of 
"Charm of Jiangsu", and jointly write a new chapter of friendship between 
Jiangsu and international youth. The activity included rich and diverse 
historical experiences, cultural exchanges, food tasting, team activities. 
Students visited the beautiful countryside of Nanjing and Laoshan National 
Forest Park. It focused on highlighting sports and cultural exchanges between 
young people, publicizing traditional culture and historical and humanistic 
knowledge, and telling Chinese stories to international youth and spreading the 
voice of Jiangsu.

Source: Jiangsu Provincial Sports Bureau

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   Caption: The 2022 B&R International Youth Men's 3x3 Basketball Tournament