400th Anniversary of Zheng Cheng-gong Celebrated with Exciting Volleyball Invitation Tournament between Jiangxi and Taiwan Universities

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of Zheng Cheng-gong, the "400th Anniversary of Zheng Cheng-gong Volleyball Invitation Tournament for University Students from Jiangxi and Taiwan" hosted by the Jiangxi Provincial Department of Education and organized by Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, is currently underway at the Ganzhou Sports Stadium. The tournament will be held from 19th to 24th June, 2024. 12 university men's and women's volleyball teams from Jiangxi and Taiwan are participating in this invitation tournament.

The volleyball invitation tournament features separate men's and women's events, with the teams competing in a round-robin format. After fierce competition, the men's and women's teams from Jiangxi University of Science and Technology emerged victorious, winning the championships, while the teams from Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan took the runner-up positions. Ganzhou Normal University and Tamkang University from Taiwan secured the third place finishes.

The student-athletes from Jiangxi and Taiwan displayed their youthful vigour and sporting spirit on the court. Off the court, the participating teams also engaged in a variety of cultural exchange activities, which helped deepen the mutual understanding and friendship between university students on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.

This volleyball invitation tournament is not only an important event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Zheng Cheng-gong's birth, but also a great opportunity to promote exchanges and interactions between university students from Jiangxi and Taiwan. By using sports competitions as a bridge, this event will inject new momentum into the cooperation and development of education and culture between Jiangxi and Taiwan.

The Taiwan delegation was led by Lyu Wei Zhen, the Chairman of the Chinese Taipei Sports Federation and the Vice President of GAWSF.