This English version of The Man Who Brought the Olympics to China - The Story of Zhang Boling is the detailed history of the well-known Chinese educator, and the president and creator of Nankai Schools, Mr. Zhang Boling. Mr. Zhang was not only one of the first to dream of participating in the Olympics, but is also one of the few who struggled to send out the message to the Chinese about the Olympics spirt. He is without a question, China's first true Olympian.
Through this book, the reader will get a sense of the life of Zhang Boling. The reader will also understand how the Olympics developed in China. Finally, the reader will get a taste of how the Olympic spirit has affected Chinese culture and history, and contributed to life as we know it.
The English version of The Man Who Brought the Olympics to China-The Story of Zhang Boling is a clearer and more concise version of this history, useful for the world to better understand the evolution of the Olympics in China.
About the author
Sun Hailin is the vice director for the Tianjin People's Congress, a member of the Beijing Olympic Committee, and the leader of the Tianjin Area Soccer Matches for the Beijing Olympics. Acting as the chief compiler for the successful Chinese version of The Man Who Brought the Olympics to China - The Story of Zhang Boling, Mr. Sun spread the message of the Olympic spirit, and narrated the events in congruence with history as it happened.