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Jinjiang, 25-28 October 2018 - ISF made the first official inspection visit to Jinjiang, China, the host of the next ISF Gymnasiade - School Summer Games 2020.
ISF delegation, including the President of ISF Mr Laurent Petrynka, ISF Vice President Mr Xue Yanqing, ISF Deputy President Mr Robson Aguiar, ISF Treasurer Mr Hrvoje Custonja and ISF Sports Director Mr Josip Kosutic, paid a visit to the host city of the ISF Gymnasiade 2020 to meet with the local authorities of the Fujian province and the Jinjiang government officials.
The aim of the ISF Management Committee's visit to was to meet and prepare the grounds for 2020 and discuss the preparations of the key sport areas in Jinjiang. ISF delegation met with Jinjiang government representatives and local sport stakeholders, and made an inspection visit to the sport and other facilities planned on being used during the Gymnasiade. During the official visit, the ISF represented by the ISF president Mr Laurent Petrynka also signed agreements with representatives of Anta, Panpan, Lilang and Shuhua, new ISF sponsors within the framework of Gymnasiade 2020.
"The visit and the meetings were crucial for the long-term cooperation with local organising committee and Jinjiang authorities to develop a high level event and provide youth with a quality competition. Thank you to the local government for hosting ISF and preparing the grounds for ISF Gymnasiade 2020," stated Mr Petrynka after the successful visit to Jinjiang, China.
This has been the first official inspection visit to the hosts of the next ISF Gymnasiade School Summer Games 2020. More visits are being planned to take place in 2019.
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