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Xi'an makes progress in preparing 14th National Games

Updated: 2019-10-10

The preparatory work for the 14th National Games, the 11th National Games for Persons with Disabilities, and the 8th National Special Olympics Games is proceeding smoothly, according to officials at a press conference held by the Shaanxi Provincial People's Government on Oct 9.

At present, among the 54 venues, three of the 25 newly built projects have been completed, while the other 22 are under construction.

The two stadiums of the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center have been sealed, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 14th National Games. Covering an area of 863 mu (57.53 hectares), it will become a new landmark of Xi'an.

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The stadium of Xi'an Olympic Sports Center. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]

It is expected that all venues will be completed and accepted for use before June 30, 2020.

The 14th National Games will be held in Xi'an in 2021. It is a comprehensive sports event with the highest domestic specifications, the largest scale, and the highest level of competition.

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The logo for the 14th National Games. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]

The 11th National Games for Persons with Disabilities and the 8th National Special Olympics Games will be also held in Xi'an in 2021, about 10 days after the 14th National Games.