Distinguished leaders, guests and friends of the press,
Good morning everyone！
In order to ensure a tug of war of the 2018 world indoor championships held successfully, release information, expanding influence, to show the world of xuzhou city image, to convey "gather in xuzhou, connecting the world" run competitions concept, we are here today held a news conference in a tug of war of the 2018 world indoor championship. Let me introduce to you the basic situation and preparation of the world indoor tug-of-war championships in 2018.
First, the basic situation of the game.
A tug of war of the world indoor championships in 2018 is A kind of international competition, is second only to the international comprehensive games the single highest level of international competition, and to undertake the highest level ever sports event in our city. The event is not only the first in our country, but also the first in Asia. On May 2, 2015, at the international tug-of-war conference in Sweden, China submitted its bid report to the international federation of tug-of-war, and made a statement on the bid. With the votes of the representatives of member states, xuzhou won the right to host the world indoor tug-of-war championships in 2018 with a vote of 11:9.
Event sponsored by the international federation of tug of war, the state general administration of sports social sports guidance center, China association of tug-of-war, sports bureau, the people's government of xuzhou city in jiangsu province, jiangsu province social sports management center, sports management center of jiangsu province, xuzhou in collaboration with the relevant units, enterprises.
The competition is scheduled from March 8 to 11, 2018. The first two days, from March 8 to 9, 2018, the participating clubs held the world championship club open group competition. The next two days, March 10-11, 2018, hold the world championship national team competition. The competition venue is located in the competition hall of xuzhou Olympic sports center comprehensive training hall.
Nine weight levels were set for the competition. Including men's 560 kg, 600kg, 640 kg, 680 kg, women's 500 kg, 540 kg, 600 kg, U23 men 600 kg, U23 women 500 kg, etc.
At present, we will have more than 700 athletes, coaches, referees and staff from nearly 30 countries and regions in the world.
Ⅱ.Preparations for the games.
To do a good job in the organization of the tournament xuzhou city government from municipal party committee propaganda department, city public security bureau, the city planning commission, the municipal foreign affairs office, the city urban management bureau, the municipal sports bureau, pku transferred chosen men will, established xuzhou division organizing committee a tug of war of the 2018 world indoor championship. Mayor zhou tien is the honorary director and vice mayor li yan serves as the director. The organizing committee has five departments including office, competition department, publicity department, security and medical security department and volunteer department. The division of labor coordination, close cooperation, with the state sports administration, the Chinese tug of war association, the provincial sports bureau's careful guidance and strong support, together to promote the organization of the event. So far, the preparatory work has been progressing smoothly.
(1) preparation of the venue and equipment.
Venue located in xuzhou comprehensive hall on the first floor hall, Olympic sports center competition area, all kinds of facilities and equipment for the competition, each function have been in accordance with the standards of the international union demands pull equipped. During the test match on January 17, Mr. Daniel McCarthy, the international divisional commissioner, confirmed that the venue and equipment were in line with the competition requirements of the world championships.
(2) reception and liaison work.
To strengthen communication and contact, with the support of the city foreign affairs office, the organizing committee of the xuzhou hired professional translation as a liaison, established effective communication with the international drawing contact, timely sent to the international union and its member states pull event invitations, race officials, referees and players of various preparations for the reception room and board, transportation, etc.
The xuzhou organizing committee has designated windham, jinchen holiday inn and Greenland platinum hotel as the designated hotel for the event to meet the accommodation needs of the participating teams and entourage in each country and region. The third party service is introduced to provide tourism, ticket booking and other services for foreign sports teams participating in xuzhou.
(3) publicity work.
Under the leadership of the organizing committee of xuzhou, the propaganda department of the municipal party committee has formulated detailed propaganda plans and vigorously promoted the implementation. The general administration of sport of China and the Chinese tug of war association will help contact national media and related online media to publicize the event.
In January, we signed the video live protocol with youku. During the tournament, all the games will be broadcast live on video live on video.
The website has been set up in accordance with the international call for the tournament. Through the website, we not only released the relevant information of the event, but also showed the achievements of xuzhou's urban development and the sense and hospitality of the people of xuzhou.
(4) health and security work.
On January 29, 2018, the municipal health and family planning commission formulated the plan for the medical assurance of the world indoor tug-of-war championship. On February 2, 2018, xuzhou municipal public security bureau formulated the plan for the safe guarding of the world indoor tug-of-war championships in 2018 and issued the global relevant units. It provides a strong guarantee for the smooth running of the competition.
(5) volunteer training.
With the efforts of the communist party committee, more than 60 volunteers who are proficient in English have been recruited and selected. In the event of volunteer service, the xuzhou organizing committee will assign a volunteer to each team to provide various volunteer services to the hotel. During the test match on January 17, 2018, English professional volunteers participated in the event service and received corresponding training.
Ⅲ.Logo, theme slogan, trophy and medal release.
Below, launch the 2018 world indoor tug-of-war championships emblem, theme slogan, MEDALS, trophies and so on.
Through the national collection, expert review, adjustment and improvement, public display, research and approval procedures, the 2018 world indoor tug-of-war championships emblem, theme slogan finally meet with the people.
This is the emblem of our world indoor tug of war championship in 2018.
Emblem theme modelling using xuzhou two word pinyin initials "XZ, outlined a group of athletes are battling tug-of-war style, showing the athletes from different countries struggle, indomitable, the spirit of full rushed in. Emblem of the main body and combine the Chinese calligraphy "han" and "river" the word font, saturated with strong culture of the han culture and tug-of-war sport, highlights the culture characteristics of xuzhou as the birthplace of Chinese culture. Emblem of the stretch ribbon as a basic language model, build a grand, lively, happy, happy festival atmosphere, symbol "tug of war of the 2018 world indoor championship" is a civilization, friendship, harmony, innovation, sports event.
(2) Theme slogan.
Our theme slogan is: "celebrate xuzhou, join the world"
Interpretation () short eight characters, covers the tug-of-war location characteristics, tug-of-war sport "xuzhou" "connection", spirit by athletes from all over the world "together", embodies the xuzhou by tug-of-war world championships, and the world together, also shows the xuzhou people cling to the "area" of important strategic opportunities, speed up the construction of the huaihai economic zone center city of hope and determination.
This is the design of our MEDALS in this world championship. Using the traditional round medal style, the two sides of the pattern, is in the international union and the world championship logo on the basis of the increase of circular pattern decoration. This circular pattern decoration originates from the hook diagram in han dynasty. In ancient China, the hook was called tug-of-war. The medal hook design is an evolution from the traditional Chinese dragon pattern of the jade double dragon. The design of the medal is elegant and elegant, which fully embodies xuzhou as the birthplace of han culture, profound cultural heritage and long sports inheritance.
This is the trophy design of this competition. The cup is made of resin material + surface plating process. It is about 30cm high and weighs 1.5kg. The application of the traditional auspicious cloud pattern throughout the whole, to the top gradually transformed into a round tripod wrapped by xiangyun, to take the meaning of the ding, symbolized the infinite honor. In ancient times, the tripod was regarded as an important organ of the state. It was a symbol of the power of the state. The bottom of the cup is a trapezoidal base. Before and after the printing of the logo and ranking of the Chinese and English information.
Ⅳ.Registration information release
Now application of countries and regions of China, Chinese Taipei, Macao, China, Hong Kong, China, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Scotland, Latvia, Singapore, Mongolia, Nigeria, the Basque region and other 18 countries (regions), a total of more than 600 athletes. A number of national teams are applying for visas and registration.
A lot of work done by xuzhou organizing committee of the world tug-of-war in 2018 has been unable to make a statement due to the limited time of the press conference. Please continue to contact us after the meeting.
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