Joint Statement from
the International School Sport Federation,
the China School Sports Federation
and the 18th Gymnasiade Executive Committee about
Rescheduling the 18th ISF Gymnasiade (School Summer Games) - Jinjiang 2020 to the Year 2021
Dear ISF members,
We would like to inform you that the International School Sport Federation, the China School Sports Federation and the 18th Gymnasiade Executive Committee commonly came to the conclusion to reschedule the event that was planned from 17th to 24th October 2020 to the year 2021, due to the pandemic of COVID-19.
The new dates of 18th ISF Gymnasiade - Jinjiang 2020 are
16th to 23rd October 2021.
The official name of the event is
“18th ISF Gymnasiade (School Summer Games) – Jinjiang 2020”
All organising parties are considering the safety of student athletes and all persons involved as the priority. We understand that the beginning of the academic school year in September 2020 will be a challenge for all stakeholders, and we recognise the crucial importance in focusing on the rebuilding of social links in the local and national communities, in which schools and sports have a major role for these age categories.
We assure you that we will closely follow the development of the health and safety situation with the different stakeholders involved and we will confirm you in September 2020 the procedures and deadlines for registering to the Gymnasiade in Jinjiang.
We would like to thank you for your cooperation and look forward to strengthening it in implementing our next events. We remain at your disposal should you require any possible support during this period of adversity.
Official statement (in pdf)