Preparations for 6th Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020 in progress
OCA Sports Committee hears reports on preparations for Asian Beach Games Sanya
On September 7th, 2020, the OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) Sports Committee held an online meeting to hear reports from the Organizing Committee of the Sixth Asian Beach Games on the preparations for the Sixth Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020.
It is learned that two rounds of registration have been completed for the Asian Beach Games. So far, over 3000 athletes from more than 40 national and regional Olympic committees have confirmed to participate in the Games, the highest number of participants since the inception of the Games.
Sanya promotes Asian Beach Games at CIFTIS
On September 5th, 2020, Sanya set up a pavilion at the ongoing China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing to promote the Sixth Asian Beach Games, an international sporting event initially set to launch in November of this year, before being postponed to April 2021.
Zhou Jun, vice mayor of Sanya and deputy secretary-general of the Organizing Committee of the Sixth Asian Beach Games, delivers a speech at a promotion event to increase global exposure of Hainan Free Trade Port and the Sixth Asian Beach Games. (Photo by Wang Kanghong/sanya2020.cn)
Zhou Jun poses for a group photo with staff working at the pavilion set up to promote the Sixth Asian Beach Games. (Photo by Wang Kanghong/sanya2020.cn)
The CIFTIS runs from September 4th to 9th, 2020 and is China’s first major offline international trade event since the COVID-19 outbreak. The fair has seen many tech companies showcase their latest cutting-edge technologies.
Cable structure construction of Sanya Stadium completed
On the morning of August 31, as the last batch of radial cable tension was in place and the pin connection with the ring beam was completed, the cable structure tensioning and lifting work of the Sanya International Sports Industrial Park Stadium Project was completed. The height of the upper ring cable reaches 46 meters, and the height of the lower ring cable reaches 29 meters, marking that the overall state of the stadium steel structure and cable structure has reached the initial state.
Looking up from the auditorium in the stadium, the steel cables are intertwined and connected, and they are stretched with each other. The huge steel grid frame comes into the audience’s view with the art of mechanics, aesthetics, and technology.
As the venue for the closing ceremony of the 6th Asian Beach Games, some applied materials have also achieved breakthroughs.
According to Sun Yuhou, chief engineer of the Second General Contracting Department of Beijing Urban Construction Sixth Construction Group, the stadium cable truss structure adopts domestic high-vanadium closed cables, with a maximum diameter of 120 mm.
SOURCE: Sixth Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020 Organising Committee