Published on : Wednesday, May 15, 2019
With more than 600 outdoor sports enthusiasts in participation, the National Hiking Convention, Baise “Journey to the Center of the Earth” event (Lingyun, Leye), came to a successful closure on April 28.
The event was jointly sponsored by the Chinese Mountaineering Association, Baise Municipal Government and Sports Bureau of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
In recent years, the sports industry in the city of Baise has ushered in a period of robust development, as exemplified in the creation of international sports competition brands such as the Silk Road China — ASEAN Table Tennis Tournament, Baise Mountain Outdoor Quest and Baise International Half Marathon.
The city of Baise is also famous for its Chinese Communist revolutionary history and is one of the renowned red tourism destinations in the country.
The year 2019 marks the 90th anniversary of the momentous Baise Uprising, and the city of Baise will host the 14th Sports Meeting of Guangxi. Seizing this opportunity, the city of Baise will speed up its construction of sports infrastructure facilities, dedicate emphatic efforts to positioning and building itself as a strong sports city, accelerate the creation of a healthy Baise, and help fuel the growth of red tourism.
The city of Baise is a strategic locale that connects the three provinces of Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi with the states in the ASEAN bloc, a node crucial to Guangxi’s efforts in the establishment of a new western China land-maritime channel, and a “new gateway for opening-up and development” critical to the province.