Sergey Bubka has visited China
28 August 2017 Share
Sergey Bubka has visited China

Sergey Bubka paid a working visit to China. He met with the NOC President, the Minister of Sports of China Mr. Zhongwen Gou and discussed the development of sport and Olympic Movement. Both sides exchanged views on the preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Sergey Bubka, who is also IAAF Senior Vice President met with the leadership of the country's track and field athletics – President of Chinese Athletic Association Mr. Duan Shijie, IAAF Council Member Mr. Du Zhaocai and Director General of Athletic Administrative Centre Mr. Yu Hongchen.

The initiative of the Chinese side to create a sports pole vaulting club named after Sergey Bubka was discussed as well as involvement of leading coaches, in particular Vitaly Petrov (coach of Sergey Bubka).

Sergey Bubka also visited the headquarters of Peak Sport - the official sponsor of the NOC and equipment supplier of the Ukrainian Olympic team. The President of the NOC has discussed with the company's leadership the issue of further cooperation, in particular sport equipment for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea. Together with the famous basketball player Dwight Howard, Sergey Bubka also took part in the presentation of the new model of basketball shoes from the company "Peak Sport", thanking for the support of global brand, which provides the 12 Olympic Teams of the world with high-quality sports uniform.