Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
PLAYERS COMPETE IN THE TRADITIONAL WOODEN BALL SPORT IN YINCHUAN.
Chinese players compete in the "wooden ball", a sport similar to hockey
with different sticks and an oblong ball, at the 7th National Ethnic
Sports Meeting in Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia
region September 8, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event attended by
some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups competing in
14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV