Country for PR: China
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Friday, July 23 2021 - 00:43
Zoomlion Embraces the Sporting Spirit by Backing Younger Generation Athletes and Constructing Sport Facilities
CHANGSHA, China, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. ("Zoomlion", 1157.HK), a 
leading high-end equipment manufacturing enterprise, is embracing the sporting 
spirit with support for China's star athletes. 

For over 17 consecutive years, Zoomlion has supported the Hunan weightlifting 
team to reach the top spot on the podium. In 2020, the company donated more 
than RMB 1 million (US$ 154,340) to the weightlifting team and is planning to 
donate another RMB 1 million (US$ 154,340) in August 2021. 

"At Zoomlion, we embrace the sporting spirit and believe the most important 
thing in life is not only to win, but to take part. We empower all athletes to 
achieve their dreams, from hobbyists to those performing at the highest level," 
said Li Jiangtao, president of the Trade Union of Zoomlion.

Zoomlion also hosts a series of Youth Fun Run events across multiple cities in 
China to foster a passion for sports in the next generation of athletes. The 
most recent one held in Changsha's Orange Isle on June 19 attracted over 500 

Zoomlion employees around the world also embrace the sporting spirit by 
regularly taking part in team sports activities. In Australia, Zoomlion's team 
hiked the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk in Dandenong, Victoria. Meanwhile, in 
Southeast Asia, Zoomlion's Malaysia office formed a basketball team and 
regularly plays in local games, and the Thailand arm plays badminton on 
Tuesdays and Saturdays. 

As an equipment manufacturing enterprise, Zoomlion also aids in the 
construction of major sports stadium projects. The company has played an 
integral role in the development of the main stadium for the FIFA World Cup 
Qatar 2022(TM); Samara Arena, Volgograd Arena, and Saransk Mordovia Arena for 
the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM); Guangzhou F.C Tianhe Stadium; Leshan 
Olympic Center; and the Chengdu 2021 31st Summer Universiade Sports Center.

With its enduring dedication to athletic success and the sporting spirit, 
Zoomlion is committed to shaping the future of sports in China and abroad. From 
elite athletes to employees and the broader community, everyone is encouraged 
to go faster, aim higher, and become stronger with the unwavering support of 

Source: Zoomlion