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Nigerian student wins Chinese language contest in China

A final year student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Anthony Ekwensi has reportedly emerged as the African Champion at the 17th Chinese Bridge Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students in China.

The grand finale of the competition took place on August 4 in Changsha, Hunan Province where Russian student Ruslan was the overall winner at the event which paraded 152 students from 118 countries.

The 21-year old Anambra-born Nigerian, who came fourth in the final competition, made it to the last round of the championship with four other contestants who were also crowned champion of their respective continents.

The other winners were Theodore Joseph from Australia who came second, Guan Huimin from Indonesia, who took the third position and John Gardner from the United States, who placed fifth. According to the organisers, the final competition consisted of three parts and tested the finalists’ language skills and all-around abilities, including their knowledge of Chinese culture, history, traditions and communication, as well as their singing and acting skills.

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