131 archers from the nation’s major archery cities will gather in Xiamen to compete in the National Archery Match on 26th May 2010.
As the host of the archery match, Xiamen will field 10 male archers and 10 female archers to compete in the match.
The National Archery Match is jointly hosted by National Archery Sports Management Centre and Xiamen Sports Bureau, and undertaken by Xiamen Shooting & Archery Centre.
The archers participating in the match are from many provinces and areas in the nation, including Changchun, Shenyang, Harbin, Siping, Anshan, Baotou, Changzhi, Chengdu, Xi’an, Wuhan, Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao, Yangpu District of Shanghai, Wuxi and Xiamen.
Most of these participants are high level archers. Among them, Mao Yifan has won the National in-door Archery Tournament, and Xiang Yukun is the champion of last year’s annual provincial archery match.