World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020 Organising Committee
Nanjing is a world-famous historical and cultural city. It is also an important central city and mega-city in the eastern part of China, which is moving towards modernization and internationalization. The ancient capital and modern civilization complement each other, and the thick culture and youthful vitality are integrated here.
Nanjing is one of the most athletic city in China, attracting a variety of international sports events, and has excellent international top event organization capabilities. It has hosted International events such as the 2013 Asian Youth Games, the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, the 2016 World Speed Skating Championships, and the 2017 World Skating Championships, the 2018 Badminton World Championships, and the World Women's Volleyball Grand Prix. At the same time, international competitions such as the 2nd FIBA Men's Basketball World Cup (Nanjing Station) will be held in Nanjing in 2019.
From 2008 to 2018, Nanjing held the National Indoor Athletics Championships for 11 consecutive years.
In the future, Nanjing will carefully organize international competitions, do a good job in sports that benefit the people, further promote the reform and development of football, strive to create a national “Model City for National Sports”, ensure the leading position of competitive sports, and actively promote the accelerated development of the sports industry. The city is more energetic and confident and it has built a ‘World Famous Sports City’ as scheduled, and has made great strides toward internationalization.