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Winning Athletes Received Honors in ANTA Sports Winning Outfit for 09 HKEAG

Curtain Came Down on Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games World Class Sports Players Brought Together - China Sports Delegation Achieved Unparalleled Results, Winning Athletes Received Honors in ANTA Sports Winning Outfit

(Hong Kong, 15 December 2009) The curtain came down on the 5th East Asian Games ("EAG") in Hong Kong on 13 December 2009.  During the 12-day games, the China Sports Delegation (“CSD”) achieved resounding success.  As a strategic partner of the Chinese Olympic Committee ("COC"), ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020) was honored to provide the designated outfits for the CSD at the EAG’s opening and closing ceremonies.  ANTA Sports also outfitted the CSD at award presentation ceremonies amid cheers of the audience.

The theme of this year’s EAG was "Be the Legend".  About 2,300 athletes from 9 countries and regions participated in this year’s games to compete in 262 gold medals in 22 sports categories.  China was represented by a team of 474 delegates to compete in all 22 sports categories.  Along the way of breaking 24 EAG records, the CSD’ outstanding performances also won them 113 gold, 73 silver and 46 bronze medals.  China not only topped the gold medal table and won the largest number of medals in this year’s EAG, it is also the country with the largest number of medals won in the EAG history.

Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said: “We are honored to have witnessed the success of the EAG and to have been in a position to support the world famous event as the official outfits provider for the CSD.  All of us at ANTA Sports are overjoyed and proud of the Chinese team’s achievements.  In the spirit of our motto “Keep Moving”, ANTA will continue to cooperate with COC as part of our committed efforts to promote the development of sports in China.”

Liu Xiang and Ji Wei received the gold and silver medals in 110m Men’s Hurdles

Table tennis team led by Wang Hao, world table tennis champion, won the gold medal in Men’s team competition

Guo Jingjing and Wu Minxia won the gold medal in Women’s synchronized 3m Springboard with excellent performance


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 product differentiation. For the past eight years, ANTA’s footwear has been enjoying a leading position in the composite index on market shares in China. 

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