The 4th International Health Qigong Competition and Exchange commenced this weekend, following the Canadian and Chinese national anthems at British Columbia University’s War Memorial Stadium in Vancouver, Canada. With over 300 athletes from over 25 countries in attendance, this event was strongly supported by China and Canada’s sports committees and governments, and heavily covered by major newscasters. VIPs in attendance included China’s Sports Committee Vice Chairman Miss Xiaomin, Vancouver’s Consulate General Mr. Liang Liugen, China Health Qigong Association President Miss Ji Yunxi, Canadian Congressmen and several other official government personnel. Media coverage was provided by CCTV, Xinhua News Corp., and Phoenix Channel, etc.
The forty-two members of the United States National Health Qigong Team, led by Master Shudong Li, emerged victorious after two days of rigorous competition. In total, the team won 3 gold medals, 5 silver medals, 2 bronze medals, and 7 honorable mentions. In addition, the national team was also recognized as being the most organized team at the tournament!
We would like to recognize the following team members and their hard-earned accomplishments:
Team Leader: Master ShuDong Li Team Coaches: Shufen Zhou, Eddy Yuen, Huizhen Guo, Justin Eggert, Group Gold Medal Team Members: Health Qigong Liu Zhi Jue:
Ryan Chiu, Thanh-Nhu Tran, Jeffrey Liu, Karen Xu, Fonda Xu, Lijia Wang, Huizhen Guo, Christina Sung
Group Silver Medal Team Members: Health Qigong Yi Jin Jing Shufen Zhou, Queeine Chen, Jinli Li, Astor Lee
Health Qigong Wu Qin Xi Shufen Zhou,Queeine Chen,Jinli Li,Astor Lee
Group Bronze Medal Team Members: Ba Duan Jin Team 1
Ryan Chiu, Thanh-Nhu Tran, Jeffrey Liu,Karen Xu, Fonda Xu, LiJia Wang, Justin Eggert, Christina Sung Ba Duan Jin Team 2
Eddie Yuen, Serena Li, Samuel Li, Qiuzhen He, Minying Fei, Xiaohong Wu, Shufen Zhu, Queeine Chen, Jinli Li, Astor Lee, Rida Au, Yong Yi Wu, He Weiping, Wu Ping, Cathy Williamson, Joanne Stubblefield, Chu yue Zhang, Joe Zhang, Yan Zhang, Lisa Cheung, Huizhen Kuo, Zhongyuan He, Caroline Eng-Chiu, Vanessa Chiu, Yang Zhi Qiang, Valerie Chu, Christina Sung
Individual Medal Winners: Gold: F -Zhou Shufen – Wu Qin Xi; M -He Feng (Justin) – Ba Duan Jin Silver: F - Zhou Shufen – Yijinjing F- Huizhen Kuo - Liu Zi Ju M - He Feng (Justin) - Liu Zi Jue Honorable Mention: F - Yao Limin - Wu Qin Xi F - Fonda Xu - Ba Duan Jin F -Lijia Wang - Ba Duan Jin F - Xiaohong Wu - Ba Duan Jin F- Karen Xu - Ba Duan Jin M- Ryan Chiu - Ba Duan Jin M- Jeffrey Liu - Ba Duan Jin