The 14th National Games are scheduled to be staged on Sept 15-27 in 2021 in Northwest China's Shaanxi province, according to the event's countdown news conference held on Sept 10.
In addition, the 11th China's National Games for Persons with Disabilities and the 8th China's National Special Olympic Games will be held on Oct 22- 29 in 2021, in the province.
A spectacular aerial view of Xi'an Olympic Sports Center, a main venue for the 14th National Games. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]
This is the first time that the National Games, National Games for Persons with Disabilities and Special Olympic Games will be held in the same place in the same year.
The National Games is a comprehensive sports meeting with the highest specifications, largest scale, highest levels of competition and strongest multiplier effect in terms of sport in China.
It will be held in 13 cities and districts across the province and will involve about 14,000 participants, 5,500 technical officials, 5,750 professional volunteers and 38 delegations.
To date, 42 venues across the province have completed their construction tasks, of which 18 venues have passed acceptance.