CCTV+ - Published September 28, 2016
Over 11,000 enthusiasts of Chinese martial art Taijiquan,
or Taichi, came together on Wednesday to practice the
ancient martial art in the city of Handan, north China’s
Hebei Province, as part of the activities held during the
13th International Taijiquan Competition.
The Taichi practitioners gathered at the historical and
cultural site of Guangfu ancient city in Yongnian county,
which dates back over 2,600 years, to perform the martial
art, which is often practiced by those of various ages
for its perceived health benefits.
The competition itself has attracted about 2,000
participants from 23 countries and regions, and aims
to serve as a platform for Taichi practitioners to
communicate with each other and spread the
Handan city, known for the origin of the
Yang and Wu styles of Taichi, held its first
international Taichi competition in 1991.
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