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The First "National Kids Athletics Games" was Held in Bird's Nest National Stadium

作者: RDC Beijing | 来源: RDC Beijing | 发布日期:2014-05-03

On October 23, 2010, the first "National Kids Athletics Games" was grandly inaugurated in Bird's Nest National Stadium. The former director of Sports, Health and Art Department of Education Ministry Mr. Jinxian Song, the deputy director of IAAF RDC Beijing Mr. Nan Sun, the Athletic coach in State Sport General Administration of China and the former world champion of triple jump Mr. Zhenxian Zhou, as well as the general manager of Tianlian Yangguang  (Beijing) Sports Development Co., Ltd. Mr. Yongqiang Gao attended this opening ceremony.


The objective of this Games was to motivate and promote the project of  Kids Athletics in mainland of China. All together more than 300 pupils of 26 primary schools from more than 10 provinces of China participated in the "National Kids Athletics Games". The implementation of Kids Athletics can bring excitement into athletics, and help to improve the fitness of the children in China.


With respect to the choice of competition events, the Organization Committee arranged six interesting events of Kids Athletics, including Sprint/Hurdles Shuttle Relay, Formula One, Cross Jump, Pole Long Jumping, Kids Javelin Throwing and Knee Throwing of Medicine Ball. These six events can cover all the basic skills in running, throwing and jumping, thus successfully avoiding the trend of early specialization in China.