At the beginning of the new semester, the aerobics team of Funan Primary School attained several new achievements. The team participated in seven games in the National Aerobics Competition that was organized by the Gymnastics Management Center of the General Administration of Sport from 9 to 15 September, and won two top prizes, three second prizes and two fourth prizes.
The aerobics team of Funan Primary School was established by Coach Yu Dexia in 2000. The team members are carefully selected every year, and they trained hard to hone their techniques and skills. The school has become the only primary school in the country that has been awarded the “National Youth Aerobics Training Center” by the Gymnastics Management Center of the General Administration of Sport. In 16 years, the aerobics team has actively participated in national competitions with the support of the District Party Committee and Government. The school has demonstrated its high standards by winning more than 20 gold medals in national competitions.
As an ace team that has performed very well in China, the aerobics team of Funan Primary School has participated in the International Aerobics Competition three times on behalf of China, and received four gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals in total. Last year, the team participated in the Hangzhou National Aerobics League Tournament, and won two first prizes, a runner-up and a second runner-up. In the first half of this year, Coach Yu has led three students to participate in the Zhuhai National Aerobics Championships, and won the first prize in men’s singles and the third prize in mixed doubles.
With all these stellar achievements, Funan Primary School’s aerobics team has significantly boosted support for the development of the school’s featured projects, and these also directly demonstrates the school’s success in diversified student development. In future, Funan Primary School will continue to increase its efforts to support and promote aerobics, to make it more popular among students, so as to make further contributions to sports in Futian district.