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2015 " Kids Athletics Games" was held in Olympic Park

作者: RDC Beijing | 来源: RDC Beijing | 发布日期:2015-09-10

On August 22-30, 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championship was held in Bird's Nest National Stadium. At the same time, a “Kids Athletics Games" was also held in Olympic Park, not far from the stadium.
All together more than 300 pupils of 22 primary schools from 11 provinces of China participated in the "Kids Athletics Games". IAAF RDC•Beijing arranged several interesting events of Kids Athletics, including Sprint/Hurdles Shuttle Relay, Formula One, Cross Jump, Pole Long Jumping, and Kids Javelin Throwing, etc., which cover all the basic skills in running, throwing and jumping. Through the integration of the safe and colorful implements and interesting events, the implementation of Kids Athletics can bring excitement into athletics, and help to improve the fitness of the children.
During the “Kids Athletics Games", the Director of IAAF Development and Member Relations Department (DMRD), Mr. Malek El-Hebil, the World Champion in Long Jumps, Mr. Powell (USA), as well as the World Champion in Race Walking, Mr. Robert (POL) also went to the competition field and interacted with the children. At the end, they awarded prizes and certificates to the kids.