A complete of 67 excellent contestants attended this session of Xiamen Marathon, of whom 54 males completed the total race inside 2:35:00 and 13 females inside 2:50:00.
China’s Yang Dinghong led all the best way and gained the lads’s title in 2 hours, quarter-hour and 25 seconds. Nianzhe Ati, a younger runner of the Yi nationality, completed second in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 23 seconds, a private best, Zcling Zhenlong completed third in 2 hours, 19 minutes and 44 seconds.
Among the many feminine contestants, Jiao Anjing completed first in 2 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds. Chen Weifen and Niu Lihua completed second and third in 2 hours 36 minutes and 14 seconds, and a couple of hours, 39 minutes and 48 seconds, respectively.
That is the fourth time Yang Dinghong has set foot on the monitor of Xiamen Marathon and he gained the championship, following final yr’s finest outcome for Chinese language racers up to now decade. Within the interview after the sport, he stated Xiamen is his fortunate land. “It’s a nice pleasure to be in Xiamen. This yr’s provide is pretty much as good as that of final yr. It is nice.” The “provide” refers to one-on-one companies for the highest 10 each in males’s and girls’s classes in a bid to assist athletes carry out nicely.
Jiao Anjing, the ladies’s champion, is a senior at North China Electrical Energy College. She stated within the post-race interview that the monitor is gorgeous and the volunteers’ hospitality makes her really feel warm-hearted. Chen Weifen, mom of two kids and who’s about to rejoice her thirty sixth birthday, completed second within the ladies’s class, which can also be her private finest. That is her first time to take part within the Xiamen Marathon. She complimented in an interview the pleasant metropolis Xiamen and the conscientious workers.
Heat Companies at Xiamen Marathon
For years, Xiamen Marathon has extremely emphasised “race expertise,” It has thus prodded the Xiamen Marathon to focus extra on “match service” exploration and innovation. In line with historic scores, male contestants with a rating inside 2:35:00 and feminine contestants with a rating of two:50:00 had been included within the listing of excellent athletes for this session of Xiamen Marathon, and the “Excellent Contestant Gathering Zone” was organized on the entrance of the beginning zone the place the athletes set off upon the primary gunfire. Furthermore, the Organizing Committee additionally offered custom-made provide companies for every of the highest 10 female and male contestants. It’s noteworthy that the “Xiamen Marathon Manner” applet was additionally launched for the primary time in 2021. The newest data and map of the occasion had been offered to the runners in order that they may find the availability factors and medical factors in real-time. The “C&D Xiamen Marathon 2021 Runner Service Alliance” was additionally established to supply all-around logistics assurance companies. Reductions had been additionally provided to runners who visited Xiamen’s six main scenic zones, together with Kulangsu, the “World Cultural Heritage” website, through a particular ticket gross sales counter on Kulangsu.
The classical companies, together with “Runners for Runners,” “Round the clock Companies,” “Publish-race Medal Hanging Companies for Runners,” and “Publish-race Restoration Companies,” had been continued. In whole, 1,894 social volunteers from 33 runner teams (golf equipment) had been dispatched to 17 provide factors to supply companies to the runners. 2,025 college volunteers additionally engaged in provide dealing with, order upkeep, area steerage, and referee help companies at the place to begin and the ending level. 360 stretchers and 836 volunteers had been additionally organized on the post-match service zone to supply the contestants’ restoration companies.
Because it was the primary time for Xiamen Marathon to be held in April, varied measures as follows had been taken to supply safety from the warmth and stop sunstroke throughout and after the qualification match: pre-race medical checkups had been organized, the necessity to take protecting measures to protect in opposition to the warmth and stop sunstroke had been publicized, the contestants had been reminded to organize for top temperatures in the course of the race and coaching for volunteers on first-aid, and sunstroke prevention companies had been organized; 8 sprinkling factors and 4 mist cannon vehicles alongside the racecourse had been offered on the race day; gear and provides and companies had been added to cut back the temperature of contestants after the match.
Pandemic Prevention and Management
As the primary home platinum occasion recovered and launched after the relieved pandemic in 2021, pandemic prevention and management remained the highest precedence of Xiamen Marathon from the primary month of the official announcement till the sleek manufacturing of the occasion.
All workers and volunteers in shut contact with runners handed a nucleic acid take a look at earlier than the match. All contestants had been notified to take correct measures in opposition to the pandemic through SMS and different means. The inexperienced well being code, 14-day journey routing card, and nucleic take a look at report had been required to be checked upon materials pickup. The runners who picked up a quantity bib had been additionally given a bracelet for pre-match safety examine comfort. A one-meter marking line was additionally drawn on the course entrance to information the contestants to face with social distance, and disinfection work was performed correctly. Furthermore, disposable face masks had been additionally included within the contestant bundle and post-match provides for all runners to make sure their security and stop and management the spreading of illness in the course of the race.
In whole, 220 medical workers and 30 AED using medical groups had been additionally assigned to 14 medical factors alongside the course, and 15 ambulances had been deployed as a part of the match’s medical assurance system. In whole, 400 medical volunteers and 92 first-aid runners had been recruited to supply all-around assurance companies and make sure the security of all contestants in the course of the race.
Revolutionary Multi-language Reside Broadcast
Improvements have been frequent for the reside broadcast of the Xiamen Marathon since its inception. In addition to the classical aerial studio and VR reside broadcast applied sciences, China’s first high-definition 4K pure-electric cellular marathon broadcast automobile was additionally adopted for the occasion. Such new applied sciences as DTMB (digital terrestrial multimedia broadcast), 5G transmission, and different applied sciences had been additionally mixed with 3D video manufacturing to fulfill the wants of TV customers and cellular terminal customers and supply the scenes of the marathon to the spectators in 3D. It has turn into one other spotlight of the reside broadcast this yr.
The reside broadcast contents this yr had been extremely diversified, and the occasion was broadcast reside and recorded. Aside from the reside broadcast on CCTV5 and XMTV2 in mandarin, it was additionally broadcast in a recorded manner in a number of languages through Fox Sports activities, Astro, and different abroad channels. The reside broadcast in Minnan dialect was added on Xiamen Satellite tv for pc TV this yr when celebrities of Minnan (South Fujian) tradition had been invited to the studio to introduce the tales of the Xiamen Marathon within the native dialect and convey the Minnan spirit of “victory by means of diligence.”
Working in Celebration of Xiamen College’s 100th Anniversary
This yr marks the 100th anniversary of Xiamen College which is honored because the Energy of Schooling in South China. The runners and volunteers of Xiamen College have at all times been an necessary pressure within the 18-year historical past of the Xiamen Marathon. Xiamen College, identified for being the Nation’s “most lovely college campus,” has additionally turn into a favourite scene for runners to behold on the Xiamen Marathon course.
The yr 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Xiamen College, and Xiamen College joined arms with runners of the Xiamen Marathon in celebration. At 7:25 a.m., the Xiamen College 100th Anniversary Race of the Xiamen Marathon began with the sounding of the 4th gun. That is the primary time for the Xiamen Marathon course to incorporate the campus of Xiamen College. In whole, 3,000 contestants set out from Xiamen Worldwide Convention and Exhibition Heart, handed Daxue Street, entered Xiamen College through the southern entrance gate, ran across the Furong Constructing Cluster, and eventually reached Jiageng Sq. in a complete size of 13.8km. Ultimately, 54 awards got to the highest 6 female and male contestants within the youth group and the middle-aged group, and the highest 15 female and male contestants within the public-good group. These winners had been additionally awarded a certificates, trophy, medal, and prize from Xiamen College.
Loving Care: the Essence of Xiamen Marathon
The Xiamen Marathon Public Good Basis, the primary public good basis independently arrange by the organizing committee of a marathon occasion in China, was established throughout this session of the Xiamen Marathon. The disclosing ceremony of the Basis was attended by Ruan Dunliang (Director-general of the Xiamen Sports activities Administration), Yu Shengjian (Vice Director-general of the Civility Workplace of the CPC Xiamen Municipal Committee and Vice Government Director of the Xiamen Loving Care Workplace), Li Lihong (Vice Director-general of the Xiamen Civil Affairs Bureau) and Lin Chunguang (Director-general of the Xiamen Marathon Public Good Basis).
Lately, the Xiamen Marathon has been devoted to the general public good by cooperating with Xiamen Pink Cross Society, Fujian Undertaker Motion Instructional Basis, the China Greening Basis, the UN Atmosphere Programme, the China Inhabitants Welfare Basis, and different public establishments and foundations to collectively develop the tricolor (Pink, Inexperienced, and Blue) public-good system of Xiamen Marathon. In 2020, it successively carried out the “Xiamen Marathon Loving Ebook Nook,” “Consideration to Alzheimer Illness: Mild up Your Reminiscence” serial occasions, the Alashan Plantation Occasion beneath the “Xiamen Marathon C&D Inexperienced Run Motion,” the “One Hour For the Blue” on-line working and Seaside Cleansing Occasion beneath the “You might be Proper Right here: Shield the Blue Planet with Xiamen Marathon.” On the day of the match, it collectively advocated “inexperienced transport” with the Civility Workplace of Xiamen and Xiamen Financial and Transportation Radio.
The Xiamen Marathon Public-good Basis’s founding is anticipated to additional deepen the tricolor public-good system of the Xiamen Marathon and promote the event of the Xiamen Marathon’s public-good causes and contribute to the event of “Loving Xiamen.”
Xiamen Marathon: A Unending Occasion for All Residents
The Marathon is a race for all and a pageant for town. Previously 19 years, the Xiamen Marathon has influenced Xiamen and inspired its residents to have interaction in “Nationwide Health” and take part within the sport of marathon working. Since June 2020, “Xiamen Marathon On-line” serial matches, Xiamen Marathon Serial Match OK RUN, and different occasions have been developed successively to create an environment of “Xiamen Marathon: A Unending Occasion for All Residents.”
The venue of the Xiamen Marathon witnessed a pageant for all residents immediately. Aside from the “debut” of the Platinum-labeled Xiamen Marathon, a sequence of accent occasions, together with the Cheerston Guardian-child Run, the Xiamen Marathon C&D Inexperienced Run Motion, The “Pink Boat Cup” Xiamen Sailboat Match, and the “CCD Cup” Pictures Contest. Furthermore, 60+ cheer factors had been organized alongside the course with extremely dynamic and vibrant cheer groups, music stations, and uniquely charming waist-drum groups. Runners, residents, and different marathon lovers joined Xiamen Marathon in numerous methods to cheer for Xiamen Marathon and the runners.
China’s first “World Athletics Elite Platinum Label” occasion of 2021 concluded within the heat spring of April. However runners by no means footsteps by no means stop. Let’s look forward to the glory of the “20th anniversary of the Xiamen Marathon” and proceed our efforts for the Xiamen Marathon collectively.
SOURCE 2021 C&D Xiamen Marathon