10,000 racers felt the beauty of Anning hot spring through their footsteps

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On December 15, more than 10,000 runners took part in the 2019 Anning Hot Spring Plateau International Half Marathon in Anning hot spring valley at 8:30 am.

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This marathon set three categories including the half marathon,10 km marathron and mini marathon. It attracted 82 foreign participants from 18 foreign countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Russia, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Iran and Turkey. 

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It's worth to say that there were 20 professional atheletes like Ati, Wenrong Zheng, Kaiqin Zhang, Xingjing Li, Miao Yao, Min Qi among the participanting team. At the same time, there were more than 10,000 running enthusiasts who were from all over China. All the participants enjoyed the happiness of healthy running in the peaceful environment.

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After a fierce competition, Yunnan player Linqiang Yang hit the line first with a time of 1 hour 8 minutes 55 seconds to win the men's title of this event. The women's title was won by Yinli Pan, who also from Yunnan, with the time of 1 hour, 16 minutes and 11 seconds. Both of two winners broke the match records.

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In the 10-kilometer race, the men's and women's titles were also won by domestic competitors, with Mingshun Tang taking the men's title with a time of 32 minutes and 52 seconds, and the women's title was won by Hongjiao Wu with a time of 38 minutes and 37 seconds.

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(Editors: Kylie, Christine)

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