The Sun Rises On China’s Youth Sports

The Samaranch-ASICS Sunrise Fund was established in Shanghai recently to promote the development of China’s youth sports and the exchange of sports culture between China and the rest of the world. The Sunrise Fund will support the development of various youth sports and youth sports exchange programs between countries around the world, in particular the ones between China and Japan.


The launch ceremony was attended by Mr. Samaranch, Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Founder of the Samaranch Foundation, Zhang Shuai, a ASICS-signed Chinese female tennis athlete and the representative of the China Triathlon National Team.

The Sunrise Fund will launch a series of youth sports events in the future to strengthen youth sports development and promote national fitness programs in China.