The nineteenth China Tianjin yellow cliff International Marathon Race


Xinhua News Agency, Tianjin, May 21 (Reporter Wang Hui) Recently, the 19th China-Tianjin Huangyaguan Great Wall International Marathon Tourist Event was held at the magnificent Huangyaguan Great Wall in Jizhou District, Tianjin, with nearly 2000 marathon enthusiasts from more than 60 countries and regions on five continents participating in the competition. It is understood that the participants in this marathon tour, the oldest 70 years old, the youngest only 4 years old. After intense competition, the athletes from Italy and South Africa respectively won the titles of men and women. The relevant person in charge said that the Huangyaguan International Marathon consists of three events: the full marathon, the half marathon and the 8.5 km short marathon. Among them, the whole marathon line was recognized by the IAAF as the international standard marathon line. While experiencing the tension and excitement of the competition, the participants can also enjoy the vicissitudes of the ancient city, beautiful mountains and valleys, pleasant pastoral scenery and simple village folk customs, fully feel the unique cultural charm and folk customs of northern China. It is a combination of stimulation, ornamental, experiential and safe sports. Tourism activities. Yin Dayong, deputy director of Tianjin Tourism Bureau, told Xinhua that the launching ceremony of the 8th China Tourism Day and the two large-scale events will play an important role in promoting the popularity and influence of tourism in Tianjin and Jizhou and expanding the international tourism market. Positive role in promoting. It is understood that Tianjin Huangyaguan Great Wall International Marathon Tourist Activities, jointly sponsored by Tianjin Tourism Bureau and Jizhou District People's Government, Jizhou District Tourism Development Committee and Tianjin Huangyaguan Great Wall Scenic Spot Administration. Since 1999, the event has been successfully held for 18 sessions, the impact has been expanding, has become an important event of the International Marathon Association, Tianjin is an important cultural brand of tourism exchanges. In 2010, the event was awarded the title of "China Sports Tourism Quality recommendation project". (finish)