Encourage Taoyuan City delegation to challenge themselves in the International Children's Games 2019 in Ufa and win glory for Taoyuan
Department of Public Information
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Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan attended the “Flag Presentation Ceremony for delegation to International Children's Games 2019 in Ufa” in the city government on July 1. Mayor Cheng said that the 53rd International Children's Games will be held in Ufa, Russia from July 9 to July 14, 2019. It is an international comprehensive competition for city teams to compete in and is officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Nine different categories of sports will be held in the International Children's Games, including track and field, swimming, judo, fencing, rock climbing, football, beach volleyball, 3x3 basketball and wrestling. The Taoyuan City contingent of 18 athletes will participate in three competitions, which are track and field, swimming and judo among 1,200 athletes to win glory for Taoyuan. Mayor Cheng also encouraged the athletes to challenge themselves, strive for the highest honor and pursue the best performance in this distinguished event.