In order to promote sports and a healthy lifestyle, we will implement the national strategy of building a sports power and promoting national health with practical actions. On November 4, the 2023 Luzhou Laojiao Table Tennis City Tour Challenge and National Fitness Level Competition, with the theme of “Together Glory and Table Tennis Struggle”, was hosted by Luzhou Laojiao and authorized by the China Table Tennis Association. The Hebei Stadium got off to a hot start.
(Picture 1: Group photo of athletes)
This event adopts a team competition mode, attracting nearly a hundred table tennis enthusiasts from all walks of life to compete together. 20 teams compete to qualify for the 2023 season finals.
This event also invited former Chinese table tennis team player, Olympic champion, and world champion Yan Sen, Deputy Secretary-General of Hebei Table Tennis Association Li Tiancai, Deputy Secretary-General of Hebei Table Tennis Association Chen Yan, Luzhou Laojiao Tequ Liquor Sales Yang Ming, general manager of the Shijiazhuang subsidiary of the Co., Ltd., and other leaders and guests came to the scene to guide the competition.
Yan Sen, a former Chinese table tennis team player, Olympic champion, and world champion, said: “As a former member of the national table tennis team, table tennis is my career, and it is also the belief and glory that I and all my friends who love table tennis share. Gather together in Shijiazhuang, a city full of glory, and work together to defend our table tennis glory with a fighting spirit.”
(Picture 2: Yan Sen delivered a speech at the opening ceremony)
Chen Yan, deputy secretary-general of the Hebei Table Tennis Association, serves as the chief referee of this event. She said in her speech: In Shijiazhuang, known as the “Northern Granary”, many table tennis enthusiasts gathered together to start the battle for the third stop of the 2023 Luzhou Laojiao Table Tennis City Tour Challenge and National Fitness Level Competition. It is a cross-border collision between famous Chinese wines and table tennis. It is also a stage to test the competitive level of table tennis. It is also a continuation of glory and fighting spirit.
(Picture 3: Table Tennis Association leaders delivered a speech at the opening ceremony)
Yang Ming, general manager of the Shijiazhuang subsidiary of Luzhou Laojiao Tequ Liquor Sales Co., Ltd., said: Liquor and sports, wine deities and table tennis overlords, this event is not only a competition, but also a courageous struggle, The promotion and reappearance of the glorious heritage spirit. “We will jointly witness the birth of glory, inherit the spirit of national football, feel the charm of national football, pay tribute to innovation with hard work, and toast to the glory of China!”
(Picture 4: Luzhou Laojiao leaders delivered a speech at the opening ceremony)
Witnessed by the participating athletes, the leading guests kicked off the game, announcing the official start of the 2023 Luzhou Laojiao Table Tennis City Tour Challenge and National Fitness Level Competition Shijiazhuang Station.
(Picture 5: Leaders and guests kick off the ball at the opening ceremony)
The heroes compete, the shining stone gate. After the group round robin in the morning, a total of eight teams from the 16 participating teams successfully qualified and continued to participate in the elimination play-offs in the afternoon. The table tennis players on the field are strong and vigorous, pulling, buckling, cutting and catching, giving full play to their own strength and fully demonstrating their tenacious spirit of fighting for glory.
(Picture 6: Yan Sen interacts with fans)
After the opening ceremony, Yan Sen had a friendly exchange with the participating athletes and conducted interesting challenges with three representatives of the participating athletes in the form of mixed doubles. Representatives of the contestants who competed on the same stage said excitedly: “I am very grateful to Luzhou Laojiao for organizing this event. I am also very happy to compete with the world champion on the same stage. This will be a wonderful moment worth remembering in my life.”
(Picture 7: Athletes compete fiercely at the competition site)
At the awards banquet, the guests gathered together to taste Luzhou Laojiao’s classic wines and witness the crowning of the top three teams in this event.
(Picture 8: Table Tennis Association leaders delivered a speech at the dinner)
Li Tiancai, deputy secretary-general of the Hebei Table Tennis Association, said: Thanks to Luzhou Laojiao and the China Table Tennis Association for their strong support of this event, which provides a platform for many table tennis enthusiasts to exchange ideas and learn. “In the future, we will strengthen our interaction and cooperation with Luzhou Laojiao, join more forces, develop and improve the service and level of table tennis in Hebei Province, carry forward the spirit of national table tennis, and rebuild the glory of table tennis.”
(Picture 9: Guests awarded medals and prizes to the winning teams)
At the scene, Yan Sen, a Chinese table tennis player, Olympic champion and world champion, Li Tiancai, deputy secretary-general of the Hebei Table Tennis Association, and Yang Ming, general manager of the Shijiazhuang subsidiary of Luzhou Laojiao Tequ Liquor Sales Co., Ltd., presented the first, second and second place winners respectively. Medals and prizes were awarded to the third-place team. The winning team will also represent the participating athletes in Shijiazhuang Station and compete with other city promotion teams for the championship of the annual finals.
(Picture 10: National sommelier Song Yi performed a wine tasting performance at the dinner party)
Song Yi, Luzhou Laojiao Tasting Ambassador and national sommelier, was also invited to the dinner party to give a pleasing and entertaining wine tasting performance, leading the guests to experience Luzhou Laojiao through “quietness, observation, smell, taste, listening and understanding”. Jiao 1952 quality taste; a classic of the times, paying tribute to the extraordinary realm of the founder.
This event is the third event of the 2023 Luzhou Laojiao Table Tennis City Tour Challenge and National Fitness Level Competition national event. Next, the event will be held in Beijing, Xingtai, Linyi and other places. The winning team in the city competition will have the opportunity to enter the season finals and climb to the peak of glory.
Luzhou Laojiao has always been committed to promoting the widespread development of national fitness sports and sports events, and has contributed to the vigorous development of national fitness sports in my country and the in-depth implementation of the Healthy China strategy. In addition to hosting table tennis events, Luzhou Laojiao has also cooperated with international sports events such as the Australian Tennis Open, the World Cup in Russia, and the World Cup in Qatar, conveying the passion and fun of sports, and allowing more people to appreciate Chinese liquor and Chinese traditions. culture and the unique charm of Chinese spirit in the new era.
Facing the future, Luzhou Laojiao will continue to use its profound brand cultural heritage and pioneering brand spirit to connect more circles, resonate with mass consumers, cheer for the strivers with its classic fragrance, and serve as its brand with excellent quality. Cheers to the glory of China!