Friday, July 25, 2008

Largest Chinese Olympic delegation established in Beijing

With a 1099 member squad China is sending the largest Olympic delegation ever in Chinese hisory for Beijing Olymics. The chinese Olympic delegation will participate in all the competitions of 28 Olympic events and 38 disciplines and includes 639 athletes from the sports associations of 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, and of the PLA, the Railway and the Chinese Police.

The average age of the athletes in Chinese olypic squad is 24.2. Thirty-seven of the athletes participated in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and 165 participated in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. This will be the third Olympic Games for diver Guo Jingjing, shooter Tan Zongliang and basketball player Li Nan. Beijing 2008 will be the Olympic debut for 469 Chinese athletes.

beijing Olympic Delegation China

Chinese Delegation for Beijing Olympics

Liu Peng was appointed head of the delegation, while Yu Zaiqing, Duan Shijie, Xiao Tian, Cui Dalin and Cai Zhenhua will serve as deputy heads. Cui Dalin will double as secretary-general.

The Games of the 29th Olympiad will be held August 8-24 in Beijing. Events will also take place in Shanghai, Qingdao, Hong Kong, Tianjin, Shenyang and Qinhuangdao.


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