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Jiangsu, powerhouse of China's national handball team, beat host team Shandong to capture the gold medal in men's handball tournament at the 11th National Games here on Tuesday.
The 11th Chinese National Games have witnessed three doping scandals despite the organizer vowed to punish severely those who violated anti-doping rules.
11th National Games of China
  • ·The National Games of China, also known as the All China Games, is the most premier sports event of China of national level.
  • ·The Games, with the theme of "Harmonious China and People's Games", features 33 sports consisting of all 28 sports in summer Olympics, four winter sports and wushu as well.
  • ·The National Games, which was inaugurated 50 years ago, has long been a fierce battlefield for those participants who will spare no efforts to take home both honor and pride. Usually held every four years, it is the country's top national-level sports event. This year's Games runs from October 16 to 28 and is held in 17 cities for the overall benefits throughout Shandong province.

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Medal Tally
  • ·Following is the National Games medal tally on Wednesday (tabulated under gold, silver, bronze and total medals):
    Rank Delegation Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1 Shandong 40.5 25.5 23.5 89.5
    1 PLA 38 24 28 90
    2 Jiangsu 36.5 20 25 81.5
    3 Liaoning 29.5 20 25 81.5
    4 Shanghai 29 18 34 81
    5 Beijing 28 15 21 64
    6 Guangdong 27 34.5 28.5 90
    7 Heilongjiang 20.5 20 16.5 57
    8 Tianjin 18.5 8 14 40.5
    9 Fujian 15 5 11 31
    10 Zhejiang 13 18 16 47
    11 Hunan 13 8.5 3 24.5