PKUSZ Places First in 2019 PKU Sports Games
datetime:2019-05-17 09:01:53


On April 20th, 2019, the 26th Sports Culture Festival of Peking University and the 2019 Peking University Sports Games were held at the May Fourth Stadium of Peking University. Flying over a thousand kilometers, 53 athletes and coaches from Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School gathered in Beijing with a passionate spirit.

Wonderful Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony of the Games was really an audio-visual feast. With the image of youth, happiness, health and internationalization, the team of Shenzhen Graduate School demonstrated its athletic spirit. At the forefront of the team was the Vice Chancellor of Shenzhen Graduate School, Mr. Niu Hongwei and coaches. The athletes of the main team dressed in vibrant white uniforms and marched students throughout the audience.



Subsequently, the background music quickly switched from the March of the Athletes to Nanyan Dreamcatcher which was adapted from We are All Dreamcatchers. Accompanied by passionate music, a team of Nanyan students performed their singing and dancing performance. A group of three PKUSZ students called “Nanyan TFboys” wore red suits and as lead singers sang and danced in the front of the team. Besides our handsome students, there were some special players — 54 intelligent robots which were also dancing in the front of the stage. These robots also had participated in the performance of Spring Festival Evening in CCTV, which was full of the sense of technology.

Flying Runners

The excellent performance of Nanyan students was not limited in the opening ceremony, but also in the sports competitions. In this year, there were totally 51 athletes from Shenzhen Graduate School participated in 19 competitions. The number of the athletes had grown stronger than last year, ranking the largest team assembled. Let’s see the brilliant achievements of them.

In the exciting final A group of the 100 meter sprint, the men’s team, Fu Tianliang won the fifth place with a score of 12”59, Gong Beichen followed closely and won the sixth place with a score of 12”60; the women’s group, Xu Xuanyin took 15”21’s score and won the championship, Zhou Cejin won the third place with 1605, Huang Lei won fifth place with 16”39. The three female players from Shenzhen Graduate School successfully achieved a place in the top five. In the women’s 200 meter final, Xu Xuanyin won the championship with a time of 32”14. In the 400 meter final group of the men’s and women’s team, Liao Xiaoyun from SCBB, show her perfect skills of running and won the first place with 1’15”39.


The long distance running competitions were really the physical and mental tests. However, they were no challenge for the Nanyan athletes. They achieved excellent results. In the 800-meter men’s final group, Liu Cong won the fourth place with 2’18”05, and Feng Changting ranked fifth with 2’21”80. The women’s group found even more success; Chen Yaqi won the runner-up with the result of 3’03”90, Jiang Wenzhao won the third place with 3’08”67, and Wang Tong won the seventh place with 3 minutes 14 seconds 31. In the women’s group of 5,000 meters, Guo Fangfang won the runner-up with the result of 22’15”59. Gabriela Cooper-Vespa followed closely with 22’547 and took the third place.

  Competitions of Strength and Power


In the field events, our athletes also had outstanding performance. In the final group A of men’s long jump, Dong Ninggang won the championship with 6.25 meters, and Huang Jingjia won the eighth place with 5.38 meters. In final group A of standing long jump, Huang Jingjia and Liu Xuanyi won the fifth and seventh places with 2.80 meters and 2.73 meters respectively in men’s group. In the women’s group, Sun Yifei ranked first with her fantastic jump of 2.40 meters, while Wang Ya continued to maintain good results and won the fourth place in the final with a distance of 2.24 meters. In the men’s shot put, Liu Cong earned second place with a result of 10.22 meters. In the women’s group, Jin Yijie and Li Jingxian won the top two in the final with 8.36 meters and 7.65 meters respectively, and Qiao Shuang won the fifth place with 6.66 meters.

 While the track and field contests were going on, another competition of strength and power was also raging. In the hot-blooded men’s pull-up finals, the competitors from PKU Shenzhen took the top three positions: Yi Shuiping, Xin Zhilong and Liu Siyu won the first, second and third place with scores of 41, 33 and 31 respectively. 

Strength of Unity

The most eye-catching games to the audiences were the relay races. In 4*100 meters final group, the PKU Shenzhen team won the third place in the men’s race with a time of 48”42. The women’s team took first with a time of 1’00”13. In the 4*400m relay race, the women’s team of Shenzhen won the championship with 5’09”71 finish, while the men’s team came in as the runner-up with a final time of 4’02”67. The relay races showed the powerful cohesion of the all the athletes from PKU Shenzhen Graduate School.


On the other side of the sports stadium, PKU Shenzhen’s team was invincible in the men’s and women’s teamwork competitions. In the 30-meter whirlwind running of the men’s and women’s team and the mixed game “Jiao Long Chu Hai”, the team of Shenzhen easily won the championships and added 36 points to the total score of the team.

Legend will Go on Continually

The annual Sports Culture Festival is not only a grand event of Peking University, but also an excellent opportunity for the Shenzhen Graduate School to show the unique style of Nanyan students to the whole of PKU. The Shenzhen Graduate School has participated in the sports meeting for eight consecutive years. Each time, we returned victorious. This year, we have maintained our title and won the first prize of all the teams with a total score of 440 points.

PKUSZ, we cheer for you! We are proud of you!


Translated by Zhang Wendou from material published by the Nanyan News Agency Chinese team


Pictures by: Yao Dawei