NANJING, China, March 18 (Xinhua) -- In the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi, people are immersed in sports while vehicles whizz over their heads. Wuxi has built a sports park under an overpass which covers an area of 6.4 hectares.
As more sports parks are built nationwide, Chinese people are able to keep fit just outside their doorsteps. According to official statistics, the per capita sporting area available to Chinese people has reached 2.41 square meters. More than 400 million Chinese are regularly involved in sporting activities.
Increasing numbers of sporting facilities and broader public participation has laid a solid foundation for China's sporting strength to grow as it aims to become a sporting powerhouse.
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