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  • Tus Ice and Snow Culture & Tourism Group Organizes the First Tryout for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Print

    Post Time:2019-11-08来源:Tusholdings

    On November 7, The Group O Stage Games of the Men's Ice-hockey Tryouts for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games started at the Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center in Hainan. As the first tryout for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, this tryout made its debut in Sanya, the southernmost tropical city in China. It would create the history of Hainan Province to organize the Olympic Games for the first time and attract the world's attention. After fierce competition, China’s Taipei team defeated Thailand by 5:3, and China’s Hong Kong team defeated Kuwait by 12:0.


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    This event was sponsored by the International Ice Hockey Federation, organized by Chinese Ice Hockey Association, Sanya Municipal People's Government and Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association, and co-organized by Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau, Tus Ice & Snow Cultural Tourism Group and Sanya Ice Hockey Association. It was the Group O event of the ice hockey tryouts of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. There were four teams in this group: Taipei Team, Hong Kong Team, Thai Team and Kuwait Team. More than 130 people participated in this event, including athletes, coaches, team officials, members of International Ice Hockey Federation and members of Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association.


    HU Wenxin, Vice Chirman of the International Ice Hockey Federation, said that this was the first stop for the tryouts of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and the first ice hockey tryout for the Hong Kong Team, the Taipei Team, the Kuwait Team and the Thai Team. President HU gave full affirmation to the facilities and equipment of Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center venues and the warm service provided by the venue staff. He hoped that the ice sports in Sanya would make continuous progress and would like to further promote the cooperation and interaction between Hong Kong and Sanya.


    HAN Jianping, Deputy Director of Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau, said that the event bid farewell to the history of Sanya's failure to organize Olympic events. It not only served the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games but also actively responded to General Secretary XI Jinping's call for snow and ice sports covering three hundred million people and the national policy of developing the ice and snow sports. It was a major move to promote the popularization of ice and snow sports. Carrying out ice and snow sports was a beneficial supplement to Sanya's cultural and sports life, enriching the cultural and sports life of Sanya citizens and tourists at home and abroad, which was of great significance.


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    The Ice & Snow Cultural Tourism Group attached great importance to this event. In view of the high level, tight schedule and heavy task of the event, the Group adhered to collaborative thinking and ensured the smooth progress of the event with the support of TusCity Group and Hainan Tus Investment. The venue facilities of Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center and event services were recognized and praised by the International Ice Hockey Association, Chinese Ice Hockey Association and Sanya Municipal People's Government.


    Tus Ice & Snow Cultural Tourism Group went all out to keep the promise of "driving 300 million people to participate in ice and snow sports" made by China to the world when bidding for Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Through the smooth development of this event, it has further widened the competition platform of winter sports in Hainan Province, popularized the knowledge of ice and snow sports, strengthened the feelings of the public about ice and snow sports, formed a scale effect for winter sports, improved the public's cognitive level of ice and snow sports and created a good social atmosphere for the successful hosting of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.


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    Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center is located in the core area of Sanya Bay, Sanya City, 800 meters away from the beach. It has the only standard real ice rink located in the subtropical zone in China and the largest single trampoline hall in Hainan Province. It is the promotion center of the popularization of ice and snow sports in Sanya, the training center of ice sports professionals in Sanya, and the competition base of domestic and international ice sports. In February 2018, Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center was officially put into operation. It has accumulatively served 50,000 people who participate in ice sports, gotten the reports from Focus On column of CCTV News for six times, successively held a series of domestic and foreign ice events, such as the Chinese Figure Skating Association grading competition and the Figure Skating Club League final, undertaken the training of the national figure skating training team, provided ice sports experience for general public, primary and secondary school students and tourists in the long term, and received many investigations from the government agencies and ice and snow enterprises. Sanya Tus Ice & Snow Sports Center has become a unique business card of Sanya City.