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China wins 124 world titles in 2013

Updated: 2013-12-29 10:06
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - Chinese athletes have won 124 titles from world championships and World Cup finals in 2013, according to a report from the State General Administration of Sport (SGAS).

About 32 percent of the titles came from 11 Olympic sports, which are swimming and diving, badminton, gymnastics, shooting, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, short track speed skating, freestyle skiing, said the report.

The report also said Chinese have shattered 13 world records in 2013 including four from as many Olympic sports - namely, swimming, shooting, weightlifting and short track speed skating.

The report noted that China has won 2,876 world championships, Olympic and World Cup finals titles since 1978.