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ANTA Sports Endorsed Players Luis Scola Arrived Beijing, Unveils ANTA Basketball Shoes Custom-designed for Luis Scola in the NBA Pre-season Games

Basketball shoes combine Chinese elements and adopt advanced technologies, Enhancing Luis Scola's performance in the coming season

(Hong Kong, 13 October 2010) ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, is pleased to announce that Luis Scola, an endorsed player of ANTA Sports, added another distinction to his career as the man who scored the most in this year's World Championships. Following his "China Tour" in May, the top scorer of the NBA's Houston Rockets in previous season, is back again for the NBA pre-season games held in Beijing on October 13. Luis Scola, wearing the tailor-made basketball shoes designed and presented by the Company, will stage excellent games for his fans in China and the coming NBA season.
 
Luis Scola, pleased with the new pair of tailor-made shoes, said: "The red colour not only symbolises China but also demonstrates the unwavering support from fans in China to the basketball sports. I will be in my best performance in these shoes, precisely demonstrating the "Keep Moving" spirit that ANTA believes in. With the support of ANTA Sports and fans in China, I will no doubt play brilliantly, giving the Houston Rockets a head start this season."
 
ANTA has incorporated Chinese elements in the design of Luis Scola's designated basketball shoes, symbolically forging a tie between the country and the player. The functionality of the shoes has been enhanced by adopting ANTA Sports' proprietary shock resistance technology, "A-Core". Besides, the Company utilised advanced materials, "V"-shape TPU, so as to provide Luis Scola with maximum protection.
 
Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, Mr. Ding Shizhong, said, "We have developed outstanding and comprehensive basketball sponsorship resources in China and provided professional sports gears with functionality and comfort to our endorsed players and athletes. We would like to extend to Luis Scola our best wishes for the coming NBA season. Luis Scola, in ANTA shoes, will live up to ANTA's "Keep Moving" spirit, and bring his career to a new height." 

Photo 1: Luis Scola will be wearing ANTA's tailor-made basketball shoes in the NBA pre-season games held in Beijing

Photo 2: The words "Love China" are printed on the shoes and the font is similar to the logo of Houston Rockets. We wish that Luis Scola's basketball career takes off like a rocket.
 
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About ANTA Sports Products Limited
As one of the leading branded sportswear enterprises in China, ANTA Sports Products Limited primarily designs, develops, manufactures and markets sportswear, including sports footwear, apparel and accessories. The Group has established an extensive distribution network and nation-wide retail outlets throughout China under the management of the distributors. The Group places great emphasis on branding by integrating the resources from sponsorship of sports leagues, placement of advertisements, online interaction with consumers and endorsement of elite athletes with featured products in order to enhance brand and product differentiation. For the past nine years, ANTA’s footwear has been enjoying a leading position in the composite index on market shares in China.
 
For further information, please contact:
ANTA Sports Products Limited
Investor Relations Department
Tel:  (852) 2116-1660
Fax:  (852) 2116-1590
E-mail: ir@anta.com / ir@anta.com.hk
 
Hill & Knowlton Asia Limited
Gary Li / Daphne Ho
Tel:  (852) 2894-6239 / (852) 2894-6320
Mobile: (852) 9652-9002 / (852) 6532-2497
E-mail: gary.li@hillandknowlton.com.hk / daphne.ho@hillandknowlton.com.hk