Sanya Organizing Committee of 6th Asian Beach Games 2020 established
The Sanya Organizing Committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020 was established during its first executive committee meeting, held at Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort and Spa on July 19th, 2019.
Ms. Sun Ying, Director of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports of Hainan Province serves as the MC to kick off the first executive committee meeting of 6th Asian Beach Games 2020 in Sanya.
(Meeting proceeded in accordance with the time lines)
Mr. Tong Daochi is appointed as Vice President of the Sanya Organizing Committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020.
Mr. Tong Daochi, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee, attended the meeting and delivered a speech as Vice President of the Sanya Organizing Committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020. Mr. Tong said in the speech all preparatory efforts will be run in accordance with games-oriented operations.
Mr. Tong said that Sanya is the only tropical coastal tourist resort city in China. The city boasts a 258 kilometers long coastline, has a total of 19 bays and beaches. Its good natural resources, and huge potential in tourism development make the city uniquely to develop the beach and water sports. The city is working to promote deeper integration of tourism with the sports industry by introducing quality international sports events such as the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and the FIA Formula E Championship, with an aim of building it into a national demonstration zone for the sports tourism.
Mr. Wei Daishun, Deputy Director General of the External Affairs Department of the State General Administration of Sports announced the General Office of the State Council’s approval for the establishment of the Sanya Organizing Committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020.
Mr. Chen Tiejun is appointed as Deputy Secretary-General of the Sanya Organizing Committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020.
Mr. Chen Tiejun, member of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of the Sanya Municipal People’s Government made report on the preparation work for the games at the meeting. He said the selection of Sanya as host city for the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020 will help boost its sports tourism industry as Sanya is actively building the city as a benchmark for the Hainan Free Trade Zone and Free Trade Port with Chinese characteristics. Sanya will make efforts to deliver a successful and incredible event and show the world an energetic tropical resort city with great hospitality and sports spirit.
He added that as the host city for the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020, Sanya has achieved remarkable results in preparing for the event in all fields, including accommodation, transportation, security, preparation for both opening and closing ceremonies, as well as testing events.
Ms. Fu Caixiang, Vice Governor of the Hainan Provincial Government delivered a speech at the meeting.
Mr. Li Jianming, Deputy Director of the General Administration of Sport of China delivered a speech at the meeting.
Mr. Li Jianming, Deputy Director of the General Administration of Sport of China and Mr. Tong Daochi, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee jointly unveiled the plaque of sixth Sanya Organizing Committee of the 2020 Asian Beach Games.
Mr. A Dong, Deputy Secretary of the Sanya municipal Party committee and Mayor of the Sanya Municipal People’s Government, was interviewed by the media.
During the meeting, two internal organs of the Sanya organizing committee, a general office and a working committee, were also set up.
Slogan, logo and mascot for the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020
The Sanya organizing committee is launching a search for the official mascot, logo and mascot for the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020.
According to the Sanya organizing committee, entrants are encouraged to use this chance to create their very own designs, in which will be incorporated the personality of Sanya City as well as the Olympic spirit of the Asian Beach Games.
Besides, the design of the mascot and logo will help reach out and spread the message to all communities about the sixth Asian Beach Games 2020 in Sanya in months to come.
Entrants can visit the event’s official websites http://www.sanya2020.cn/ for the detailed information on the design requirements.
6th Asian Beach Games 2020 in Sanya
The sixth Asian Beach Games 2020 are expected to be held in Sanya from November 28th to December 6th, 2020 and will feature 17 sports, including beach football, beach athletics, dragon boat racing, and duathlon events.
Sports events in Haitang District: sailing, surfing, powered paragliding
Sports events in Tianya District: beach water polo, beach volleyball, beach athletics, beach handball, beach woodball, duathlon and motorboating
Sports events in Tianya District: dragon boat racing
Sports events in Jiyang District: 3×3 basketball, sports climbing, table football, beach wrestling, beach kabaddi and beach soccer
The Asian Beach Games event was inaugurated in Bali in Indonesia in 2008, and was followed by competitions in Muscat in Oman in 2010, Haiyang in China in 2012, Phuket in Thailand in 2014, and Danang in Vietnam in 2016.