1993 National Games of China

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7th National Games of the People's Republic of China
Host cityBeijing and Qinhuangdao
Athletes participating7481
Events43
Opening ceremony4 September
Closing ceremony15 September
Officially opened byPresident of the People's Republic of China Jiang Zemin
Torch lighterDeng Yaping, Yang Wenyi
Main venueBeijing Workers' Stadium
A rooster, the mascot of the Games

The 7th National Games of the People's Republic of China was held from September 4 to September 15, 1993 in Beijing. Qi Yunhui started the Games, to be held every four years one year after the Olympic Games. For the opening ceremony, China's major state leaders including Jiang Zemin, Li, and Zhu were present. The main current games are hosted by Beijing, Sichuan and Qinhuangdao City. The games played a significant role in Beijing's bid for the 2000 Olympic Games, as they were used to test and see if Beijing was capable of hosting big international meetings.

Emblem[edit]

The emblem is a burning torch, accompanied by the Roman numeral VII (seven), shaped into a runway by two opposite "7" symbols, representing the number of sessions.

List of Heads of Delegations[edit]

Sports[edit]

There were a total of 43 sports contested across three cities.

Locations[edit]

Beijing hosted 26 events: athletics, swimming, gymnastics, artistic gymnastics, weight lifting, fencing , judo, international style wrestling, boxing, modern pentathlon, equestrianism, Chinese-style wrestling, Go , speed skating, short track skating, cycling, navigation model, radio direction finding, parachute, soccer, basketball, table tennis, tennis, handball, hockey, and women's softball.

Sichuan hosted 15 events: diving, water polo, synchronized swimming, fencing, shooting, archery, rowing, kayaking, swimming, water skiing, aviation model, volleyball, badminton, baseball, and martial arts.

Qinhuangdao City hosted two events: sailing and windsurfing.

Records[edit]

There were 4 world records set at the Games[citation needed]. Three of them in Athletics were:

More details: See Athletics at the 1993 National Games of China.

Medals[edit]

Place Nationality Gold Silver Bronze
1 Liaoning Province 44 48 44
2 Guangdong 29 28 26
3 Shanghai 26 19 16
4 Beijing 21 20 23
5 Hubei 19 12 11
6 Henan 19 8 17
7 Jiangsu Province 18 12 18
8 Sichuan Province 15 14 22
9 Hunan 14 13 13
10 People's Liberation Army 14 12 10
11 Shandong 12 15 15
12 Fujian Province 11 4 2
13 Anhui 11 3 10
14 Inner Mongolia 10 12 10
15 Shanxi 10 4 3
16 Jilin 9 8 12
17 Zhejiang 8 7 9
18 Hebei 7 15 11
19 Guangxi 6 13 7
20 Tianjin 5 15 7
21 Xinjiang 5 3 9
22 Heilongjiang 4 13 11
23 Gansu 4 7 5
24 Guizhou 3 4 1
25 Jiangxi 3 3 5
26 Yunnan 2 3 4
27 Shaanxi 1 5 5
28 Posts 1 1 4
29 Qinghai 1 1 3
30 Avant 1 1 3
31 Hainan 1 0 1
32 Tibet 0 0 1
33 Oil 0 0 1
34 Mine 0 0 1
35 Ningxia 0 0 1