[News from the News Center] From Sept. 28-30, the 47th YSU Games was held. MengWeidong, Liu Hongmin, Sheng Wanyu, Zhang Fucheng, XieYan’an, Li Rong, Zhao Yongsheng, Wang Baocheng, Zhao Dingxuan and other leaders attended the opening ceremony. During the two-and-a-half-day competition, 1076 athletes from 21 schools and offices competed in 3 groups of 29 events and fun games. Besides Shot Put, Javelin and Discus on Sept. 27, the other events were held on Sept. 29 and 30.
The opening ceremony (Photo by CaiQiaoqi from the News Center)
Zhang Mingli hosts the opening ceremony. (Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
Meng Weidong declares the opening of the 46th YSU Sports Games.(Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
Zhao Yongsheng speaks at the opening ceremony. (Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
At 19:00 on September 28, the opening ceremony was held at the Second Stadium, which was hosted by Zhang Mingli, Director of the Student Affairs Office. Meng Weidong declared the opening of the 47th YSU Sports Games, and Zhao Yongsheng gave a speech at the ceremony. Zhao said that the 47th YSU Sports Games was held on celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day. In the past year, YSU physical education reform has been deepened, the physical education teaching has been steadily raised, and the physical indicators of students have improved markedly. The “Sports Competition in Sunshine” and mass sports activities have been flourishing. In recent years, YSU has achieved outstanding results in various competitions. Sports bear the dream of national prosperity and national rejuvenation. The younger generation is the new force for realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the Chinese Dream. The physique and health of students are closely related to the future of our country and our nation. Zhao hoped that YSU students would go to the sports field while working on their studies, build up their physical fitness in sports competitions, and get better in sports.
Flag-raising ceremony (Photo by Zhang Wenjuan from the News Center)
Dragon dance (Photo by HeJingru from the News Center)
Performance “YSU Beauty” (Photo by HeJingru from the News Center)
Performance “Glory and Dream” (Photo by CaiQiaoyi from the News Center)
Performance “Amazing YSU” (Photo by CaiQiaoyi from the News Center)
Themed “Youth and Sports”, the opening ceremony involved more than 2,000 teachers and students spending a year designing it.The opening ceremony, lasting more than 30 minutes,was divided into four chapters, which is the largest and most abundant opening ceremony ever.
Hongmin Liu fires the first shot for the Sports Games. (Photo by HeJingru from the News Center)
Fun game “Penguin Walk” (Photo by CaiQiaoyi from the News Center)
Running athletes (Photo by Ding Tao from the News Center)
Fun game “Train Running”(Photo by Gao Jing from the News Center)
After the opening ceremony, Liu Hongmin fired the first shot for the Sports Games, and the Men’s 100m running of School of Physical Education started. The 47th Sports Games added two fun events “Penguin Walk” and “Stand on One Leg”.
The closing ceremony (Photo by Tan Tianying from the News Center)
Hu Tiewei hosts the closing ceremony. (Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
Wang Dapeng announces the competition results.(Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
Representatives of first eight units in student group receive awards.(Photo by JiaMengwei from the News Center)
Representatives of first six units in faculty group receive awards. (Photo by JiaMengwei from the News Center)
Wu Fengqing announces the results of Sportsmanship Award.(Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
Representatives of Sportsmanship Award-winning units receive awards. (Photo by JiaMengwei from the News Center)
On the morning of Sept. 30, the closing ceremony was hosted by Labor Union President Hu Tiewei. Wang Dapeng, the chief referee of the Games, announced the results of the competition. School of Mechanical Engineering ranked first in student group, Liren College ranked first in faculty group, and School of Electrical Engineering ranked second both in student and in faculty group. Wu Fengqing, leader of Sportsmanship Rating Group, announced the results of Sportsmanship Awards. School of Information Science and Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School of Science, School of Economics and Management, School of Mechanical Engineering, and Liren College won student Sportsmanship Awards; and School of Electrical Engineering,School of Information Science and Engineering, Logistics Group, Liren College, Library, and administrations and won faculty Sportsmanship Awards. YSU leaders awarded trophies and medals to award-winning units.
Wang Baocheng speaks at the closing ceremony. (Photo by Lu Jingke from the News Center)
On behalf of school leaders, Baocheng Wang extended congratulations to excellent athletes and award-winning units, and gratitude to all referees, teachers and students.He said that the Sports Games not only examined the comprehensive strength of YSU physical education and sports, but also displayed the spirituality of all teachers and students. YSU has been strengthening the campus sport culture construction in recent years. The Sunshine Sports Program has gained remarkable effect and the sports culture was improved. He expressed his pleasure to see students and teachers leave their dorms, laboratories, and offices and join in the sports on the playground, and he hoped that students will make exercise a habit.
[Translated by Xing Tong]