XMU Won the 3rd Prize in China Cup International Orienteering Tour

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XMU Won the 3rd Prize in China Cup International Orienteering Tour

Translated by: Wang Lijuan

On May 20 and 21,2017, 9 members from the team of XMU orienteering took part in China Cup International Orienteering Tour (Nanjing Stop). The tour is hosted by the Aeronautical Sports Management Center of General Administration of Sport and the China Orienteering Association. The tour is targeted at a high-profile international professional sports event. A total of nearly 20 teams with 400 athletes participated in the event.
    The team of XMU orienteering participated in the adult group competition. Faced with strong opponents, the team, which is comprised of freshman and sophomore students, overcame many difficulties and ultimately won the 3
rd prize in the relay race of adult women's competition, the 6th prize in the relay race of adult men's competition, and the 7th prize in the short-distance orienteering of adult men’s competition.

Viewing the tour as a warm-up match for Chinese University & College Students Orienteering Tournament, the team of XMU orienteering accumulated precious experience, found its weaknesses and cleared its direction. In the future training hard work will be carried out and the members will strive to achieve greater success in Chinese University & College Students Orienteering Tournament!