State Councilor Dai Bingguo visits delegation in London Olympic Village

Chinese government representative, State Councilor Dai Bingguo visited members of the Chinese sports delegation in London Olympic Village on Thursday, sending good wishes and encouraged them to compete for victory.

On behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, Dai extended cordial greetings to Chinese athletes, coaches and staff, and urged them to pursue the Olympic spirit “higher, faster and stronger” and strive for success.

“As a member of the Olympic Family and the previous host country, China has participated actively and shown great support for the London Olympics. We have sent a big delegation of 621 members which attracted worldwide attention,” Dai said.

“You are both athletes and envoys of friendship,” he said.

Dai also visited athletes’ dormitory and the main dining hall in the Olympic Village, and talked to Chinese athletes about their training and life in the Village.

Liu Peng, Chef de Mission of the Chinese delegation, accompanied Dai for the visit.

Xinhua

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