Esports is the most expensive sport to attend at the Hangzhou Asian Games, which kick off on March 23.Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post published an article titled “Esports tickets hardest to get, most expensive,” on Friday. Esports, which involves competitive play of various types of video games, was included in the Asian Games for the first time this year .League of Legends, Battlegrounds Mobile, FIFA Online 4, Street Fighter V, and other familiar games will be featured at the Games.”Esports is the only sport at the Hangzhou Asian Games where tickets are sold by lottery,” the South China Morning Post reported .The Hangzhou Asian Games ticketing website lists ticket prices for most events as starting at 50 or 100 yuan, but esports is the only sport with a higher price tag, starting at 400 yuan (about $73).Outside of eSports, golf costs around 300 yuan and rhythmic gymnastics 200 yuan, while all other sports start at 100 yuan or less .Of course, the price of tickets for each sport is affected by the capacity of the stadium, the location of the stadium, and the schedule of the sport, so it is difficult to directly link the price to the popularity of the sport, but it shows that there is a lot of interest in eSports as a new sport. With just over a week to go before the Games begin, the stars of each sport are beginning to emerge. The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) website recently published an article titled “Famous athletes at the Hangzhou Asian Games,” introducing the “world stars” of the Games .Three South Korean athletes made the list: Hwang Sun-woo in swimming, Woo Sang-hyuk in track and field, and Ahn Se-young in badminton Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar), who will be competing for gold in the high jump with Woo, and Niraj Chopra (India) and Haruka Kitaguchi (Japan), the men’s and women’s javelin gold medalists at the World Championships, were also mentioned .Also expected to make headlines were swimmer Rikako Ikue (Japan), who beat leukemia, and 48-year-old women’s artistic gymnastics veteran Oksana Chusovitina (Uzbekistan).In addition, Xinhua’s recent list of “10 Rising Chinese Stars to Watch at the Hangzhou Asian Games” included women’s golf’s No. 1 Yin Lunying, Go’s Kerze, women’s tennis’ No. 22 Zheng Qinyuan, and track and field’s Wu Yanni. Xinhua’s list of 10 온라인카지노 veteran Chinese athletes also included Marong (table tennis) and Gong Lijiao (track and field).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *