News about Press Conference of the 2004 IWSF World Cup
The Press Conference for the 2004 IWSF World Cup, Changshu,
China was held on the
morning of June 15 at the Parliament Hall in Beijing.
Mr. Yu Zaiqing, IOC member, Vice President of China NOC, Mr. Xiyouyu, President
of the Chinese Water Ski Federation, Ms. Xia Xuezhen, Vice President of IWSF AA
Region and CWSA, Ms. Qian Xianghong, Deputy mayor of
the Changshu Municipal Government and officials from the Chinese Water Ski
Association and the Changshu Stop Organizing Committee, Were present at the
meeting. 48 reporters from 39 national and Beijing
local media agencies attended the conference. Mr. Liu Jianyong, Secretary
General of the CWSA, directed the meeting.
Mr. Yu Zaiqing, Mr. Xi Youyu and Ms. Qian Xianghong made
short speeches at the meeting. On behalf of the China NOC, Mr. Yu Zaiqing
thanked the Changshu city for its support to the development of water ski in China
as well as in the world,. He congratulated the
Changshu city for its successful bid for the IWSF world cup, one of the most
important events in 2004. And he highly praised the hard work of the city and
its people to prepare for the tournament, and he wishes the tournament a great
success. Mr. Xi youyu and Ms. Qian Xianghong reported the preparatory work that
the organizing committee had done in the past few months, and they both confident that the tournament would be successful, with the
help of the IWSF, China NOC, media agencies and people concerned.
Reporters were active. They asked a few questions about the
competition and they all showed strong interest in reporting the event.
A short promotional VCD about Changshu and the stop were
also played at the meeting.