Jinghai, located in the southwest of Tianjin, is an important node and known as the "golden corridor" for the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. With Jinghai’s abundant natural resources and top-notch sports resources in China, sports events have become an important carrier for promoting the development of the region.
The Marathon competition held in Tianjin’s Jinghai district [Photo/WeChat account: Media Convergence of Jinghai District]
In 2017, the Tuanbo Lake area was designated as the "Tuanbo National Sports Industry Demonstration Base" by the General Administration of Sport of China, playing a positive role in promoting the development of the sports industry in Jinghai, building a renowned sports city in northern China, and constructing a strengthened sports zone.
A series of high-end sporting events, including the Tuanbo Lake Cycling Race, the WTA Tianjin Open, the ITF World Tennis Tour, the 13th National Games, and "Beautiful Jinghai" the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Health Sports Festival, not only showcases the high-quality development of Jinghai but also demonstrated its ability to host and organize various international and domestic high-level sporting events.
Bicycle competition held in Tianjin’s Jinghai district [Photo/WeChat account: Media Convergence of Jinghai District]
Furthermore, in recent years, the development and efficacy of compound industries such as "sports+" have been continuously explored and unleashed.
After over 10 years of development, the “Tuanbo Lake Sports and Leisure Tourism Route" has connected 11 “sports + tourism” destinations, being awarded the "2021 China Sports Tourism Destination" boutique project and the only boutique project selected for the 2021 China Sports Culture Expo and the China Sports Tourism Expo in Tianjin.
The sports venue of Tianjin’s Jinghai district [Photo/WeChat account: Media Convergence of Jinghai District]
The thriving sports activities have given Jinghai boundless vitality. Jinghai will continue to update its sports development concepts, build a service system for sports development, and promote the deep integration of sports, culture, and tourism, so as to create new driving forces for regional economic development.