Running Activity to Cheer for Rio de Janeiro Olympics

2016-07-28 17:36:47   China Soong Ching Ling Foundation

Hosted by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) and CCTV Sports and Entertainment Co., Ltd, a running activity was held on July 24, 2016 on the Panda Square of Beijing Olympic Stadium.

Before the Delegation of the Chinese Olympic Games set out for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, CSCLF invited many Olympic champions and world champions to gather at the Beijing Olympic Stadium and welcome the upcoming Olympic Games in the way of running, to cheer for the Chinese athletes, and wish them to get great achievements.

Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, An Qiyi, Vice Chairman of All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, Tang Jiuhong, world badminton champion, former players of Chinese Women's Basketball Team Song Xiaobo and Zheng Haixia fired the pistol shots for the race. Those taking the lead for the race included Wang Liping, Olympic walking race champion, Qian Hong, Olympic butterfly stroke champion, Yang Ling, Olympic shooting champion, Xiao Hailiang, Olympic diving champion and Mo Huilan, world gymnastics champion.

A running activity to cheer for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is held in Beijing on July 24, 2016.

Wang Liping said in her speech that the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was under preparation. They hoped the event could cheer for the Chinese athletes who would compete for the Olympics.

Fire the pistol shot to start the race.

Excellent moments in the race.

Excellent moments in the race.

Excellent moments in the race.

Altogether 500 competitors constituting of representatives from business and art circles, social charitable organization, university student volunteers and children suffered from autism started the race after pistol shot. They sent their best wishes to Chinese athletes competing in the Olympic Games, and called for more people to join the race.

Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, and Qian Hong, Olympic butterfly stroke champion, present the award to competitors who win the first prize.

An Qiyi, Vice Chairman of All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and Zheng Haixia, former captain of Chinese Women's Basketball Team, present the award to competitors who win the second prize.

Tang Jiuhong, director of CSCLF Fund Department and world badminton champion, and Yang Ling, Olympic shooting champion, present the award to competitors who win the third prize.

Volunteers from CSCLF volunteering service team participate in the event.

Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, and Qian Hong, Olympic butterfly stroke champion, presented Olympic commemorative badges with signatures by many Olympic champions to competitors who won the first prize. An Qiyi, Vice Chairman of All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and Zheng Haixia, former captain of Chinese Women's Basketball Team, presented the award and gift package of Moment Camera to competitors who got the second prize. Tang Jiuhong, director of CSCLF Fund Department and world badminton champion, and Yang Ling, Olympic shooting champion, presented the award and Anta smart running shoes to competitors who won the third prize. Besides, competitors who got the special prize were presented with Anta waist pack. Anta also provided smart running shoes to the first five candidates that signed up for on the official Wechat platform of the race.

The race lasted for 5 kilometers, and over 500 runners participated in it. Sina Weibo exclusively supported the event as social platform, and offered a live coverage of the event on weibo, wangzhemir.com and Takungpao.com.

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