Practical experience and sport selection of overseas pre-competition training camp of China Olympic team

LI Na1

(1.China Swimming College, Beijing Sports University, Beijing, China 100084)

【Abstract】With the main research methods of documentation and expert interview, this paper focuses on the overseas pre-competition training camp of the Olympic team, summarizes the experience of China’s, and puts forward the layout and preparation target of the overseas training camp of China Olympic team preparing for Tokyo Olympic Games. This paper wants to provide reference for China Olympic team and obtains main conclusions as follows. (1) Overseas pre-competition training camp is a common practice of international sports powers, including natural environment adaptation, humanistic environment adaptation, competition atmosphere adaptation, sports state adjustment and other types. (2) Since the London Olympic Games, China has set up overseas pre-competition training camps, which provides a solid guarantee for the Chinese team to win gold medals. They play the most significant role in ball games, track and field, shooting, and also serve as a window for historical and cultural exhibition and exchange; but it has limited influence on some sports, and the management of training camps is very difficult. (3) Drawing lessons from international practices and our previous experience, the overseas training camps of China’s team preparing for Tokyo Olympic Games mainly focus on collective ball games, outfield competitions, bilateral advantage sports and long-term events.

【Keywords】 pre-competition training; overseas training camps; Tokyo Olympic Games; sport selection; competitive state;


【Funds】 National Social Science Foundation of China (18BTY118)

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CN: 11-3785/G8

Vol 41, No. 12, Pages 49-54+72

December 2018


Article Outline


  • 1 Research method
  • 2 Basic types of overseas pre-competition training camps of world’s sports powers
  • 3 Practical experience of the overseas pre-competition training camp of the Chinese Olympic team
  • 4 Selection of China’s overseas training camp and preparation target for Tokyo Olympics
  • 5 Conclusion
  • References