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IAAF High Performance Centre Opens in Beijing

作者: RDC Beijing | 来源: RDC Beijing | 发布日期:2014-05-02

IAAF HPTC opens in Beijing - opening ceremony on April 1, 2009 (IAAF.org) 
 
On April 1, Beijing proudly became the latest world city to open an IAAF High Performance Centre (HPTC). Already the home of a Regional Development Centre, Beijing now becomes the host of the ninth IAAF HPTC.
  
The centre was officially opened on 1 April in a ceremony attended among others (see photo) by Dr. Luo Chaoyi, IAAF Council Member, Dr. Chi Jian Vice-President of Beijing Sport University, Maurice Nicholas, Secretary-Treasurer of the Asian Athletics Association, Dr. Feng Shuyong, Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Athletics Federation, Lou Dapeng, former IAAF Vice-President, Dr. Elio Locatelli, the Director of IAAF Member Services, Dr. Sun Nan, the Executive Director of IAAF RDC•BEIJING, and stuff of the Executive Director of IAAF RDC•BEIJING.
  
The IAAF HPTCs provide a centre of excellence for the training and development of international class athletes and coaches. The Centres are managed and supervised under IAAF control.