SSU Students Attend “China Exploration”—Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students
On April 23rd to April 26th, eight overseas students and two Chinese students from SSU attended the first tour of the “Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students” in China. This qualification tryout was organized by Liaoning Province Ministry of Education and held by Shenyang Normal University. And there were 21 teams which consisted of 168 international students from 53 countries and 42 Chinese students.
8 international students from Vietnam, Russia, Nigeria, Kenya, America and Sierra Leone and 2 Chinese students formed a team on behalf of our university participated in the competition.
On the first day, three Vietnam girls, Phuong Linh, Thanh Truc and My Linh participated in the Chinese traditional sport – Wushu. Applauded by the whole audience, their perfect performance won the praise of the judges and got the first place of this event.
On April 24th, the orienteering started. 5 international students and 1 Chinese girl participated in this event. After the fierce running competition, our team won the 2nd place in this event. Douglas, Wang, Bolaji and took part in the 3 on 3 basketball game held on April 25th and ranked sixth in their group. On April 26, there came the final event talent performance. Our Nigeria student Bolaji and Sierra Leone student Abdul sang a Chinese song with a Chinese girl Shuaishuai dancing which moved all the judges and audience.
After the whole competition, our university won the 2nd among the 21 teams and awarded the "Outstanding Organization" by organizing committee.
Sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the Tour of Sports Culture for Overseas Students in China offers 300,000 overseas students and Chinese university students an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. By participating in various sports events, overseas and Chinese student representatives can present to the world images of health, confidence and unity.