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China's Sponsorship Enables Fiji's Representation In World College Games

A hand-over ceremony of financial sponsorship took place on 29th July at the Fiji National Olympic Committee House, where the Chinese Embassador H.E. Mr. Huang Yong handed over the cheque to Mr. Alifereti Cawanibuka, President of the Fiji University Sports Association (FUSA) to support Fiji's participation in the 2011 Shenzhen Universiade (World College Games).

Brief Remarks by Ambassador Huang Ambassador Huang Handed Over the Cheque

In the brief remarks, Ambassador Huang said that sports not only help to build up physical strength and willpower, but also promote leadership, teamwork, responsibility etc, all contributing to the qualities for great leaders. He wished the Fiji athletes good luck and outstanding performance in the Universiade, and that the Fiji color in the top-level Games will not only strengthen the sports exchanges but will also enhance better understanding between peoples of China and Fiji.

Signing Ceremony of the event  Group Photo to Mark the Occasion

Mr. Alifereti Cawanibuka expressed the gratitude of FUSA to Ambassador Huang and the Chinese Embassy for the generous financial support and said this would open a door for the Fiji university athletes to participate in the world level competition. He encouraged the athletes to compete to the full extent of their potential and wished to further enhance cooperation and partnership with China.

FUSA is to send 5 athletes to participate in the Universiade which is to be held in Shenzhen, China from 12th to 23rd Aug, 2011.

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