Chongqing Women’s Half Marathon becomes the World Badminton Championships
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- According to Chongqing Municipal Sports Bureau, the Chongqing Women’s Half Marathon has recently been awarded the World Athletics Bronze Label Race and became the first women’s road race in China to receive the World Athletics Label.
As a marathon for women, Chongqing Women’s Half Marathon has been very popular since its inception in 2015. At the beginning of the race, it was absorbed by the China Athletic Association as a member of the Marathon Committee. It was upgraded to the bronze medal event of China Athletics Association in 2016 and the silver medal event in 2017. In 2019, the event won the gold medal certification of the China Athletics Association. And now it is the World Track and Field Bronze Standard Event.
In the view of the relevant person in charge of the event organizer, the Chongqing Women’s Half Marathon can obtain the certification of the World Track and Field Bronze Standard Event, which is mainly closely related to the courteous service. “From the beginning of the preparatory period of the event, we will follow the China Athletics Association A1 Event Standards. For example, the event time is usually selected in the last weekend of October, because this period is the best autumn season in Chongqing. The route of the event is selected on Nanbin Road, which is mainly fetched in all directions. At the same time, we also provide players with a timing chip, organize online and offline activities, etc., to make every participant feel at home.”
Affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the starting time of Chongqing Women’s Half Marathon this year is still not determined. You can get timely information about the race by following the public official account of the race. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)