Published On: Fri, Sep 9th, 2016

Chinese Embassy supports CARIFTA 2017

carifta2WILLEMSTAD – The preparations for the CARIFTA Games are progressing steadily. Different local companies together with the Government of Curaçao already confirmed their financial support. The Chinese Embassy also ratified their financial sponsorship. The Embassy will cover all costs related to the importation of Track & Field materials from China.

This agreement has been ratified on Thursday 8 September with the signing of the agreement. The board members of the Local Organizing Committee were present together with Consul Zhang Huixun and Consul Pei Yajuan.

In the period 15-17 April 2017 more than 600 athletes from more than 25 Caribbean islands will visit Curaçao for the CARIFTA games. The Curaçao Track & Field Association founded the Local Organizing Committee in October 2015 for the organization of this sports event. The focus of the Track & Field Organization is since a couple of months already on the professional preparation of their athletes in order to get good results at the Carifta Games.

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