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Ma Dahong wins the first gold in Special Olympics

09-21-2010 09:12 BJT

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China is holding the 5th National Special Olympics, the competition has only just started and has already seen the first gold medal being awarded. Ma Dahong is the country's new Bocce champion and if your not sure what the sport is, well, its a bit like Bowling and competitors have to roll their ball towards a smaller one to score.

The games are taking place in Fuzhou city in east China's Fujian province and after the preliminary contest took place on Sunday, five women's final competitions were held on a day later. Bocce was the first competition of day, it highlights the stellar hand-eye coordination of competitors, their ability to control their arms, and also their rolling strategies. Honorary president Deng Pufang and president Zhang Haidi of China Disabled Person's Federation were in attendance and he was responsible for handing Ma Dahong her the gold Medal.

Honorary president Deng Pufang and president Zhang Haidi of China Disabled Person's
Federation were in attendance and he was responsible for handing Ma Dahong her the
gold Medal.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: CNTV.CN

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