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2019 First Asian and National Surfing Championship Opened on Nan'ao Island of Shantou
Date:2019-11-21    Source:汕头市信息中心

The opening ceremony of the "China Sports Lottery" 2019 First Asian and National Surfing Championship was held on the morning of November 19 on Nan'ao Island. Leaders and guests of the Asian Surfing Federation, the Water Sports Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and Shantou Municipal Government, as well as more than 400 athletes and coaches from 8 Asian countries and regions attended the opening ceremony.
The Asian Surfing Federation is the only organization in Asia that has been officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the International Surfing Association and the Olympic Council of Asia since surfing became an official medal event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. This Asian Surfing Championship has also been the first milestone event since the establishment of Asian Surfing Federation.
This Asian Surfing Championship includes men's/women's longboard surfing and shortboard surfing, and U20 men's and women's shortboard surfing. The competition will start with preliminaries in groups of three to four players. After five competition days, the champion of each event will be decided on November 23.

Source:Shantou Daily,Nov 20, 2019






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