Colorful celebrations at ECNU Sports Day


ECNU held its annual Sports Day this year on October 25 and 26. This event aims at creating links between students and faculties focusing around sports, physical activities and healthy living.

The opening ceremony of the Sports Day kicked off on October 25 at the east track-and-field ground of Minhang Campus. The creative styles in which the faculties and students made their debut were one of the highlights of the opening ceremony. 

Thirty phalanxes including the international student phalanx demonstrated their unique heritages and styles of different departments and schools through a plethora of costumes, props, banners and flags!

The games were divided into the student group and the faculty group, with athletes competing in a diverse selection of sports.

In addition, on October 26, participants competed in several unique fun-filled events, including basketball games, swimming competitions, and many more. There were also fun activities such as bridge, Sudoku, and Chinese chess. 

Prizes and/or certificates were awarded to the winning teams and individuals to celebrate and cherish their sportsmanship.

Author: Xu Xincheng, Cui Jizhen

Copy editor: Philip Nash

Editor: Wicky Xu, Cui Jizhen


East China Normal University