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Chinese Asian Winter Games Delegation Formed

  China will send 92 athletes, including short-track speedskating world champions Li Jiajun and Yang Yang, to South Korea for the 4th Asian Winter Games, which is to take place from January 31 to February 7.

  A conference was held in Beijing on January 5, to mark the official formation of the Chinese Asian Winter Games Delegation.

  The eight-day Asian Winter Games features 43 events in seven sports of Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, speed skating, short-track speedskating, figure skating and ice hockey. Chinese athletes will participate in all the events.


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