A local student, Robin Craig, who will represent Zimbabwe in the Chinese Bridge Competition has left the country for China.

The Chinese speaking student from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) came first in the Zimbabwean competition, earning herself a ticket to represent the country in China.

Speaking to the ZBC News before her departure, Craig said she looks forward to participate in the event where more than 70 nations are set to participate.

The Chinese Bridge Competitions is for university students and is held annually.

It offers students from across the globe a platform to interact and demonstrate their Chinese language skills and knowledge of Chinese culture, among other things.