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Nantong celebrates fitness day

By Hu Xiaoyu chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2019-08-13


More than 1,000 people take part in the celebrations for Nantong Fitness Day in the coastal city in eastern Jiangsu province, on Aug 12. The city named Aug 12 as Nantong Fitness Day in 2008 in honor of the Nantong-born athletes Chen Ruolin, Huang Xu and Zhong Man, who won gold medals in the Beijing Olympic Games on Aug 12, 2008. China’s National Fitness Day, which was also set to mark the 2008 Olympic Games, has been celebrated on Aug 8 every year since 2009. [Photo/IC]


A boy struts his stuff during the celebration event for Nantong Fitness Day on Aug 12. [Photo/IC]

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