On April 15th, USTC's Talent Program students and teachers participated in a cross-country race held in Sangua Commune, Bantang Town, Chaohu City. Before the race began, participants warmed up under the guidance of PE teachers. Over 700 students and teachers participated in the race, enjoying the refreshing spring breeze as they ran.
Racers rushed out at the starting point. (Image from USTC)
Aerial photo of students forming the shape of “USTC”, shot from a drone. (Image from USTC)
Scenes of students running on the track. (Image from USTC)
LUO Haoliang from the School of Physical Sciences won first place in the men's category with a time of 33 minutes and 34 seconds, while ZHONG Luoyan from the Talent Program in Information Science and Technology achieved first place in the women's category with a time of 53 minutes and 10 seconds. The top 20 male and female racers were awarded accordingly.
The cross-country race was a great opportunity for students and teachers to connect with nature and promote their physical and mental health.
Men’s and women’s champions arriving at the finish line. (Image from USTC)
(Written by SHU Yukang, edited by QIU Rong, USTC News Center)