Putuo District’s Students Spring Sports Meeting was held recently, attracting more than 1,000 students from 55 schools to compete in 16 events.
A variety of performances in roller skating, basketball, volleyball and martial arts were put on at the opening ceremony.
The district has been pushing ahead the educational reform by encouraging different schools to carry out different sports activities with their own characteristics.
It now has 17 football-featured schools and eight schools featuring basketball programs respectively on the national level. Meanwhile, the district’s football training school has been designated as one of the nation’s football talent base by the General Administration of Sport of China.