Wednesday   November  14, 2018
The 5th "Xintai Cup" China Shucheng Wanfo Lake Fishing Competition Concluded
Date:2018-09-08            source: en.luan.gov.cn

  With the theme of "enjoying the scenery of lakes and mountains and fishing in the long natural gallery", the 5th "Xintai Cup" China Shucheng Wanfo Lake Fishing Competition was held by Wanfo Lake at a pleasant autumn period from September 3 to September 6, 2018.
  Li Yongyue, director of the public sports division of Anhui Provincial Sports Administration, Sun Xuewei, deputy director of the division, Wei Wu, Lu'an Municipal Media Bureau, Du Shizhong, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shucheng County Committee and Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee, as well as leaders from Wanfo Lake Party Work Committee, Shucheng Sports administration and other supporting units and the cup-title sponsor attended the opening ceremony.
  About 400 people took part in the opening ceremony, including 73 teams of anglers and referees from all over China, as well as volunteers and journalists.
  It is learned that the competition adopted the weight accumulation rules for the groups and it lasted 52 hours from 11:00 am on September 4 to 2:00 pm on September 6 without a break. Comparison was made among the total weights of the catches and the heaviest single fish of each group.
  The total bonus is 332,000 yuan, among which 150,000 yuan for the group with the heaviest catch and 10,000 yuan for the person who catches the heaviest fish.
  After 52 hours in three days, the competition was concluded successfully. Huoshan Blue Sky Fishing Club won the championship with a score of 29.3 kilograms and the bonus of 150,000 yuan. Hefei Hest Black Horse Team 6 won the second place with a score of 28.5 kilograms and won the bonus of heaviest single fish weighing 8.3 kilograms. Xiaobin Fishing Gear Team 1 won the third place with a score of 27.7 kilograms.
  The competition was co-sponsored by Anhui Sports Administration and Luan Municipal People's Government, co-organized by Shucheng County People's Government, Luan Municipal Media Bureau (concurrently the sports administration and copy right office of the city), and Anhui Fishing Association, and supported by Wanfo Lake Management Administration, Shucheng County Sports Administration, Shucheng County Tourism Administration and Shucheng County Fishing Association.
   The competition was broadcast live by Hubei Radio and TV Station for its "Leisure Guide" channel, and people viewing the competition through "Yangtze Cloud" live are estimated up to 100,000.