School children of Fengtai District in Beijing are eager to see
the forthcoming XI World Women's Baseball Championship open at
Some 300 kids from 13 primary schools and seven kindergartens,
together with their parents assembled last Sunday at an employment
and technical education center to take part in a drawing
Despite the hot weather, the children used the open air concrete
ground to depict their expectations for the 2008 Olympic Games and
longings for the baseball event.
The competition of 16 top teams from August 27 to September 5
will be staged at Fengtai Baseball Stadium, one of the 2008 Olympic
venues. The stadium, now under construction, will soon be completed
and will be the first Olympic venue to be put into use.
(BOCOG May 30, 2006)