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Ningbo Athletes Won 5 Olympic Gold Medals

Last night, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games came to a close. 7 members of the Chinese team from Ningbo won 5 gold medals, collecting their best ever results.

Making her Olympic debut, Ningbo shooter Yang Qian was a revelation, first winning her first gold medal of the Tokyo Games by reversing her opponent with a last shot, and then, just three days later, teaming up with her teammates to win the first ever gold medal in the mixed team event. She is the first Chinese athlete to win two gold medals in the same Olympic Games.

Then, weightlifter Shi Zhiyong won the gold medal in the men's 73kg category with a world record-breaking performance. He became the third Chinese weightlifter to win back-to-back Olympic titles.

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The 7th Visual Art Exhibition of Outstanding Works by the Mass Unveiled in Ningbo

Last morning, the opening ceremony and award ceremony of the 7th Visual Art Exhibition of Outstanding Works by the Mass was unveiled at the Dongqian Lake branch of Ningbo Museum of Art. It is worth mentioning that the exhibition is held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC.

This exhibition features the latest works of Ningbo citizens in art, calligraphy and photography. Since it started to solicit contributions in May, the exhibition has received more than 1000 pieces of works. They are on diverse themes and in various forms, covering Chinese painting, oil painting, printmaking, peasant painting and so on. Some are dedicated to the centenary journey of the party and some to the wonderful life, either in realistic or atmospheric style.

After experts’ evaluation, a total of 150 pieces were in the shortlist in three categories: art, calligraphy and photography. Ninety of them eventually stood out, with 5 gold prizes, 10 silver and 15 bronze in each category.

It is said that Ningbo Cultural Museum would support those winners and promote them to the public on the basis of such platforms as Famous Artists’ Studio, Xinrui Visual Design and Calligraphy Institute. Their works will also go on a tour to various districts and countries (cities).

“Recent years, through the citywide popularization of art, Ningbo has witnessed waves of distinct mass visual art activities and the emergence of art works with unique perspectives, distinctive personalities and rich emotions, which has become a charming landscape on our path to cultural construction,” said by Ji Yunfei, director of Ningbo Culture Museum.

The exhibition of outstanding art works by mass is learnt to be the only one governmental comprehensive visual art activity in Ningbo, which is held every three years and this is the sixth sessions since 2004. The exhibition leads the prosperity of the mass culture in Ningbo, which further improves citizens’ skill in art, calligraphy and photography and builds up the talent team of visual art. Over the past decades, a number of fine works emerged from the activity and many of their creators attained “Qunxing” Visual Art Prize in Zhejiang province and National Exhibition Prize.

This exhibition will last to August 22th (closed in Monday) and is free to the public

The National Youth Informatics Olympiad in Yuyao Ended Ningbo Students Won 3 Gold

On the afternoon of July 29th, the 38th National Youth Informatics Olympiad ended in Yuyao. 50 players won gold medals, entered the National Informatics Olympiad National Training Team, and obtained the qualifications to be admitted to colleges without the college entrance examination recognized by the Ministry of Education. Three contestants in our city won gold medals. They are Chen Kuowen of Yuyao Middle School, Pan Jiaqi of Zhenhai Middle School and Xuan Yiming of Zhenhai Jiaochuan Academy.

With the theme of "Communication with Infinite Possibilities, Wisdom Leading a Wonderful Future", this competition was hosted by the China Computer Society and was held for the first time in a county-level city. 453 contestants from all over the country participated in the competition.

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Exhibition of contemporary art held

The “Kaleidoscope: Ningbo Contemporary Art Literature Exhibition" was started at the Nade Art Museum in the Southern Business District of Ningbo on the afternoon of August 2.

The Contemporary Art Society of Ningbo was established in 2010. Since then, in the field of contemporary art, the related people of insight and artists have worked together to carry out a series of exhibitions of contemporary art in Ningbo. In September 2011, with the theme of “breakthroughs”, the first Ningbo Contemporary Art Exhibition was held in Ningbo Art Gallery. After that, three contemporary art exhibitions were held in Ningbo with different themes. This year, the 5th Ningbo Contemporary Art Exhibition, with the theme of “kaleidoscope”, was still held in Ningbo Art Museum.

The past several contemporary art exhibitions have continuously displayed the creative achievements of Ningbo contemporary art in an all-round way, leading to the formation of the contemporary art atmosphere and creative groups in Ningbo. At present, Ningbo has

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The 12th gold medal! Ningbo boy Shi Zhiyong won the championship and broke the world record

On the evening of July 28, in the men's 73 kg weightlifting in Tokyo Olympic Games, Ningbo athlete Shi Zhiyong won the championship with 166 kg snatch and 198 kg clean and jerk, with a total score of 364 kg and broke the world record for total results.

Shi Zhiyong is a Ningbo athlete. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Shi Zhiyong participated in the Olympics for the first time and won the men's 69 kg weightlifting championship. He won the first Olympic gold medal for Ningbo in history. In recent years, Shi Zhiyong has made persistent efforts to challenge himself, breaking his own world record seven times in four years.

The men's 73 kg weightlifting for the Tokyo Olympics started at about 6:50 pm. A total of 9 athletes from the United States, Japan and other places participated in the competition. The first round is the snatch competition. Shi Zhiyong chose 158 kg for his first attempt, and his weight was much higher than other players. Shi Zhiyong lifted it easily. Next, Shi Zhiyong's opponent was only himself. In the second attempt, Shi chose 163 kg and succeeded. Shi did not stop. In the third attempt, he chose 166 kg, and without any suspense, he

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