On November 5, the first National Student (Youth) Games (hereinafter referred to as the “Youth Games”) opened in Nanning City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The opening ceremony was held at the Guangxi Sports Center.
China’s first Student (Youth) Games opened on Sunday night at the Guangxi Sports Center.
The Youth League is jointly organized by the National Youth Games and the National Student Games. This youth conference is sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the State Sports General Administration, and the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League, and is hosted by the People’s Government of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. There are a total of 39 major categories, 51 sub-categories, and 805 minor categories, including 10 major categories and 370 minor categories for the campus group and 37 major categories and 435 minor categories for the open category.
A total of 101 delegations, including those from the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions, signed up to participate in this session of the Youth Conference. There are a total of 20,360 participating athletes (17,971 from the Guangxi competition area and 2,389 from the competition area outside Guangxi), a total of 9,578 delegation officials (8,058 from the Guangxi competition area, and 1,520 from the competition area outside Guangxi), and a total of 29,938 people in the delegation.
According to reports, holding the Youth Conference is an important measure to promote the reform and development of youth sports in the new era, enhance youth physical fitness, and promote the cultivation of competitive sports reserve talents. It is an important platform to test the results of the integration of sports and education, and is of great significance to accelerating the construction of a strong country in education and sports. Significance.
Extensively carry out national fitness activities, strengthen youth sports work, promote the comprehensive development of mass sports and competitive sports, and accelerate the construction of a strong sports country.
We will launch extensive public fitness initiatives, improve physical education for our young people, promote all-around development of recreational and competitive sports, and move faster to build China into a country strong in sports.
——Xi Jinping’s report at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on October 16, 2022
We must adhere to the goal of strengthening people’s physical fitness and improving the physical quality and quality of life of the entire nation, attach great importance to and give full play to the important role of sports in promoting people’s all-round development, continue to promote sports reform and innovation, strengthen sports science and technology research and development, and improve national fitness system, enhance the awareness of sports and fitness among the general public, especially young people, enhance the comprehensive strength and international competitiveness of China’s competitive sports, and accelerate the pace of building a sports power.
We must aim at building up people’s physique, improving their physical health and raising their living standards, and fully leverage the important role of sports in advancing people’s well-rounded development. We will continue to promote reform and innovation in sports and enhance development and research in sports science and technology. We will improve the public fitness programs and raise awareness of sports and fitness among our people, the young people in particular. We will promote the country’s overall strength and competitiveness in international competitive sports, and step up efforts to build China into a country strong on sports.
——On April 8, 2022, Xi Jinping delivered an important speech at the summary and commendation meeting of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics.
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