On the afternoon of May 10th, the 47th Sport Meet of Tongji University started at the 129 Track and Field Ground at the Siping Campus. A total of 34 delegations attended the opening ceremony.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, teaching shows of such sports as slow-moving boxing (Taiji boxing), martial arts, karate, dragon dance and aerobics were staged at the 129 Football Pitch amid exhilarating music.
Three track and field competitions started right after the opening ceremony. Students and faculty members categorized in different groups joined the competitions which attracted more than 1,000 participants from various departments, schools and administrative offices of the university. Meanwhile, activities of “Healthy Walk”, land rowing devices and dragon boat race were held at the Jiading Campus.
On the afternoon of May 14th, swimming contests organized by different schools will start both at the Siping Campus and the Jiading Campus.