Popular Sports Festival concludes with hiking competition
The curtain dropped on the 14th Shanghai International Popular Sports Festival over the weekend.
The finals of rope jumping, darts challenge and eSports competitions were held on Sunday – the last day of the festival, which was followed by a sports carnival that attracted 500 participants.
Jointly organized by Shanghai Sports Bureau and Shanghai Sports Federation, the festival aimed to promote a healthy lifestyle among citizens.
Other disciplines include skiing and cycling, which already concluded in October. The preliminary rounds of all competitions attracted over 2,450 participants.
As part of the festival's closing event, a hiking competition was held on Sunday morning, involving both domestic and foreign participants.
They competed in 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer disciplines. Both start and finish lines were set at Pudong's Oriental Pearl TV Tower. The route covered Binjiang Park, the cruise ship terminal and riverside green areas.