For the 6th time INWA China organizes the INWA World Cup Water Tower event, this time in Yushu in the province of Qinghai.
Qinghai Province is a sparking jewel set on the northwest plateau of China
Here theYangtze River, the Yellow River as well as the Mekong River take their source. So Qinghai is also called the ” Water Tower of China”.
In this beautiful area the INWA World Cup will be organised.
For the international participants it is important to know that the World Cup will be held on an altitude of 4000 meters. As you all know this needs special physical preparation is necessary for the participants.
The World Cup distance will be 10 km both for man and woman. In this World Cup there will be two groups, e.g. for competition and non-competition.
The registration is open till May 15th and has to be sent directly to the Organizing Committee: China Water Tower International Nordic Walking World Cup Committee
The participating fee will be 20 Euros.
The competition rules are used according to the INWA World Cup rules.
The event will be hosted by INWA China, Qinghai Sports Bureau, Local People’s Government and Qinghai Mountaineering Association. This is the sixth time of such event, with the first event being held in 2014.
20 International participants can join this event free of charge, including hotel accommodation, meals, one day of participation at the Nordic Walking event. All this is available to the first 20 participants who register (each country max 2) . All other participants will also be offered an special price deal. As the free accommodation offer is limited please hurry and send us your application form.
Any question for the event, please don’t hesitate to contact:
Whatsapp: 86 (0)135 5286 3541,
1.Brief introduction of Qinghai Province
QinghaiProvince is a sparking jewel set on the northwest plateau of China, whereintheYangtze River, the Yellow River as well as the Mekong River take theirsource. The scenicquality of Qinghai’s widely varying landscape is superb andenticing, offering from the rangesof gleaming mountains with glacier-cappedpeaks over 6000 meters high to the gobi desertdunes of Qaidam, from lushranchland to the sapphire-like lakes of vast area, all this hascreated a landof marvel, mystery and diversity.
Qinghai Lake is a photographer and artist’s paradise of mirrored pastel sunrises, azurebeautyin midday and the indigo blues of sunset. The Bird Island on the westerntip hosts hundreds ofthousand migrate birds, hovering over the sky or divinginto the water. Great Lamasery ofKumbum (Taer Lamasery), still one of theliving and the most important for believers, was builtin 1560. With Tsongkhapa,who found the Yellow sect of lamas and was born in here, allsolemn religiouscelebrations observed here to his honor. The excellent collection in Kumbumarean eyeful of classic Chinese-Tibetan architecture which has been preserved inbestcondition for centuries and its three typical Tibetan Supreme Artsdeveloped by Kumbum’slama artists, that is evident in Yak Butter Sculpture,Frescoes and Embossed Embroidery.