Minister for Industrial Relations, Employment, Productivity and Youth & Sports, Parveen Kumar met with the President of Guangzhou Polytechnic Sports, Huang Demin.
The Guangzhou Polytechnic of Sports is a full time sports vocational college founded by the Guangzhou Municipal Council to train high level competitive sports talents for the China national team.
The school has shown interest in people to people exchanges with Fiji by agreeing to train Fijian athletes and officials in their tailor made training program here in Guangzhou.
Minister Kumar thanked the School for its commitment towards the development initiative in Fiji especially in the area of Sports.
Guangzhou Polytechnic Sports is a well-known Sports institute in China for creating world champions. It has nurtured 7 Olympic Champions, 23 current world champions and 96 past world champions in various sports arena such as weightlifting, badminton, gymnastic, diving, table tennis and track and field.
GPS has also offered to accommodate 10 to 20 athletes from Fiji to train in their facilities before participating in international tournaments.