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First China Corporative Beach Games kicks off in Sanya

Updated: 2019-11-29 17:42:10

The opening ceremony for the first China Corporative Beach Games was held in Dadonghai Square in Sanya on the evening of November 28th, 2019.

 

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Jointly hosted by the Chinese Enterprise Sports Association and the Sanya Municipal People’s Government, the first China Corporative Beach Games is the second comprehensive beach sports competition to be planned in the city since Sanya won the bid to host the sixth Asian Beach Games in 2020. The event serves as a “dress rehearsal” for the Asian Beach Games.

 

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Mr. Chen Tiejun, member of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of the Sanya Municipal People’s Government

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Mr. Ji Yunxi, President of the Chinese Enterprise Sports Association

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Mr. Duan Shijie, former Vice-Minister of the China General Administration of Sport, Vice-President of the Chinese Olympic Committee and President of the Chinese Athletic Association

 

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Mr. Musa Lami, General Secretary of the World Federation for Company Sport

 

Officials attending the ceremony included Mr. Chen Tiejun, member of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of the Sanya Municipal People’s Government; Mr. Ji Yunxi, President of the Chinese Enterprise Sports Association; Mr. Duan Shijie, former Vice-Minister of the China General Administration of Sport, Vice-President of the Chinese Olympic Committee and President of the Chinese Athletic Association; and Mr. Musa Lami, General Secretary of the World Federation for Company Sport.

 

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The sports event is being held in Sanya from November 28th to December 1st, 2019. More than 1,300 staff members and athletes from 17 industry associations and 79 enterprises and institutions in China participate in the event. Competition venues are located at Dadonghai and Sanya Bay.

 

The event features ten sports, including five sports that will be featured in the Asian Beach Games (beach football, teqball, three-on-three basketball, and swimming) and five other sports (beach poolball, beach balloon volleyball, tug of war, line dancing, and aquatic outward challenges).