The World Water Ski Racing Championship will be inaugurated in August, 2005 in Tianjin
Enorth.com.cn: Authorized by IWSF, the 29th World Water Ski Racing Championship will be held from 14th to 21st Aug. in 2005 in Tianjin Dong Li Lake Vanke International Aquatic Sport Park. On 2nd March, the preparing committee of the World Ski Racing Championship was announced to found. Sun Hailin, vice mayor of Tianjin and member of the Standing Committee of the Tianjin Municipal People's Congress had attended the press conference. In the preparing committee, he took the post of director.
After holding the 2002 world university students water ski championship successfully, Tianjin had won the authority of holding the 2005 World Water Ski Championship in Nov.2003. This championship has the highest quality in all water ski championships which is held by the International Water Ski Federation. It is held every two years. The 2005 World Water Ski Championship is the 29th. It is estimated that about 500 excellent athletes from 60 nations will come to Tianjin to take part in the championship. At that time audiences will appreciate an exciting and wonderful competition.
Water Ski is an artistic and appreciating sport which is very popular because of the risky. This sport which is very popular in the western country is confirmed by the International Olympic Committee. In the recent years, this sport has become more and more popular in China and is becoming a newly fashionable sport.
Holding World Water Ski Championship can not only promote the friendship and the communication among Tianjin people and people from all over the world, but also can set the image of Tianjin. It takes an important part in accelerating the pace of the innovation of Tianjin, developing travel business of Tianjin and making an improvement on the investment environment of Binhai New Area. Besides these advantages, it also plays an important role in popularizing Water Ski Sport, improving people’s health, enriching people’s cultural life. By holding rich and colorful sport, we can promote the construction of socialist spiritual culture and enhance the people’s cohesion.
After holding the World Table Tennis Championships and the World Gymnastics Championships, the World Water Ski Championship is also an International Sport Championship. It is a high quality championship which is undertook by Tianjin. Until now, many excellent athletes from above 40 nations entered for this championship. At that time, the exhibition for the tools of the International Water Ski will be held during the time of championship. Nations which will take part in the exhibition will exhibit the highest quality tools for the water ski. Until now, about 40 media from domestic and abroad have reported the relative news about this championship. And about 100 Medias from domestic and abroad have entered for the report of the 2005 29th World Water Ski Championship. Enorth and Sina, etc. will rebroadcast this championship.