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Winners show kettles presented to them as prizes at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

LHASA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- When your farm work is done, how about some sports for fun?

Zhanang County in southwest China's Tibet kicked off its first farmers' sports contest on Sunday. The three-day event sees the participation of over 450 contestants who have just finished a year's pasture and farm work.

Contestants take part in a tug-of-war game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 29, 2020 shows people taking part in the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

A contestant takes part in a sack game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Contestants take part in a Tibetan string game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Contestants take part in a Tibetan string game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Contestants take part in a tug-of-war game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

A contestant takes part in a shot-put game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

A contestant takes part in a Tibetan tug-of-war game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

A contestant takes part in a boulder-carrying game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)■

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