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Underwater Olympics

Underwater fencingA Chinese aquarium is staging an underwater olympics to mark Chinese New Year.

The event, at Underwater World in Qingdao city, will feature sports including fencing, shooting, cycling and gymnastics.

All of the competitors will all be qualified divers and the sports have been adapted to take account of the 'conditions'.

For the fencing contest, participants will fight while blanced on a steel cable with the one falling off first being declared the loser.

And for the shooting, competitors will use specially made harpoon-style guns to pop balloons fastened to a board.

Source: Ananova
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