The 17th China International Mountain Quest kicks off in Chongqing, southwest China
CHONGQING, China, November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 17th China International Mountain Quest and 2022 National Mountain Championship Opened in Wulong District, Southwest China Municipality of Chongqing the November, 1st.
More than 50 outdoor sports teams from home and abroad will participate in the competition which lasts until November 3.
As an A-level international outdoor mountain sports event, China International Mountain Quest is one of the most influential, largest and highest outdoor cross-country events in the world. Asia. It has been held 16 times, attracting nearly 400 sports teams from over 70 countries and regions.
The event covers 143 kilometers in length over three days. The course design closely follows Wulong’s unique landscape with its mountains and waters. The entire route passes through the Wulong World Natural Heritage Scenic Site.
The competition includes running, mountain biking, kayaking, swimming, abseiling, jungle trekking and cave exploration, among others.
Wulong, located in the lower reaches of the Wujiang River southeast of Chongqingis a major tourist destination in Chongqing.
It has been listed as a World Natural Heritage Site, National 5A Tourist Attraction, National Tourist Resort and National Demonstration Area for promoting tourism throughout the region.
According to Wulong District Publicity Department, at present, Wulong vigorously pursues the growth of the tourism industry to expand its global fame and promotes the deep integration of tourism and primary, secondary and tertiary industries. , including agriculture, construction industry, modern service industry in an attempt to build a world famous tourist destination.
In the future, Wulong will continue to develop the sports industry chain and leverage the advantages of China International Mountain Quest brand to hold various international events such as International Marathon and International Climbing World Cup.
Further efforts will be made to promote the integration of sports and tourism for high-quality development to make Wulong an international mountain outdoor sports resort.
SOURCE Wulong District Publicity Department