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Young athletes win 3 gold medals at sports championship

Updated: 2023-04-23

The 2023 Beijing Youth U-Series Championships, including fencing, badminton, and taekwondo, kicked off with 100 young athletes from Beijing E-Town participating.


Medals won by young athletes from Beijing E-Town. [Photo/beijingetown.com.cn]

After four days of competition, the young athletes won three gold, five silver, and nine bronze medals in three events.


Young athletes compete at the Taekwondo Championship. [Photo/beijingetown.com.cn]

It is worth mentioning that the Fencing Championship for this year was held at Beijing E-Town Academy, the first time the championship were held here. 

Pan Meihe, a physical education teacher at the school, said: "Our school offers various physical education courses and clubs, such as fencing, martial arts, roller skating, and ice hockey, to provide diverse options for students to engage in sports and help students with athletic talents further develop through systematic training."


Young athletes compete at the Fencing Championship.[Photo/beijingetown.com.cn]

Various primary and secondary schools in Beijing E-Town form various sports clubs as an extension of physical education teaching. 

For instance, BDA School of the High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China offers taekwondo and other PE courses for grades 1 to 12. The Yizhuang Branch of Beijing Jianhua Experimental School provides physical education courses in various sports such as fencing, swimming, badminton, and free combat, and organizes sports clubs activities; Beijing E-Town Branch of Beijing No.2 Middle School offers roller skating, freestyle basketball, and other sports activities.

The young athletes from Beijing E-Town will also participate in competitions such as equestrian and judo, among 16 other events, as a ticket to the highest level of youth competitive sports in Beijing -- the Beijing Youth Championships.