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ANTA Sports title sponsored “2008 ANTA CCTV Sports Personality”

Fierce Competition for Real Athlete Heroes, Best Male Athlete and Best Female Athlete Awards of the Year went to Yang Wei & Zhang Yining - Enhanced professional image for “ANTA” brand by utilization of sports resources, Continuously enhancing brand awareness and recognition

(Hong Kong, 22 February, 2009) ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or "the Company", stock code: 2020) is pleased to announce that the award presentation ceremony of "2008 ANTA CCTV Sports Personality", the largest sports award in China, was successfully held last night and broadcasted live to the entire country by CCTV. The Company was the sole title sponsor for the event.

"ANTA CCTV Sports Personality" is the most conspicuous sports event in China throughout the year. The awards are also regarded as the lofty honor of the China's sports community. The management of National Sports Bureau, national large-scale sports media, panel members and award nominees of the year attended the award presentation ceremony and witnessed the "Sports Oscar in China" for this year.

The Chinese Olympic Delegation achieved extraordinary results at Beijing Olympics 2008, marked the "Duo No.1" in both Olympics and Paralympics in terms of gold medals won. The panel members elected the winners of the year among a large number of sports heroes. The award winners were listed below:

Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said: "On behalf of Anta Sports, I would like to congratulate all the award winners, especially for their efforts and significant contributions to China's sports development in 2008. I sincerely hope that they will drive the development of the sports arena in China, and keep moving to write the next glorious chapter to the sports progress in China, with their cohesion and patriotism for our country."

"We have promoted our professional and premium image among the 1.3 billion consumers in China successfully through "2008 ANTA CCTV Sports Personality". We have also been able to enhance our brand awareness and recognition through our effective sports resources and sponsorship activities. In fulfilling our "Keep Moving" spirit, we strive to provide quality, professional and functional sportswear to the consumers. We aim to become the most popular and highly regarded sportswear brand in China." Mr. Ding concluded.

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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 extensive distribution network and nationwide retail outlets in China under the management of the distributors. The Group places great emphasis on branding by integrating the resources from sports leagues' sponsorships, placement of advertisements, interaction with consumers through internet and endorsement of elite athletes with the featured products to enhance product differentiation. For the past seven years, its footwear has been enjoying a leading position in the composite index on market shares in China.

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