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Mayor Announces Establishment of 2024 NMSAG Executive Committee

Mayor Chiang and Taipei's mascot Bravo the BearOn May 22, Mayor Chiang Wan-an attended the plaque-unveiling ceremony for the 2024 National Middle School Athletic Games (NMSAG) Executive Committee.


At the beginning of his speech, the mayor welcomed the return of the NMSAG to Taipei City after 12 years. On behalf of the host city and its residents, he welcomes top middle school athletes from around the country to showcase their sports talent in Taipei City and bring trophies back to their home municipalities.


Chiang pointed out that the theme of next year’s NMSAG will be “Young Taipei, Pursuit of Glory,” and he invited participants from across Taiwan to experience the vitality and passion of Taipei in person. 


He pointed out that during this year’s competition in Hsinchu, Taipei’s team claimed 134 gold medals and secured a total of 384 medals across the board. This is a new record for Taipei City, and he would like to express his gratitude to all the athletes and coaches that contributed to the amazing achievement. 


The mayor also mentioned that Taipei City has access to numerous athletic resources, as well as comprehensive sports competition and training venues. It also boasts a rich pool of sports talents, and seeks to continue attracting promising athletes in the future. He hopes that the city will be able to nurture top athletes to compete on the global stage to help raise Taiwan’s international profile.


Taipei City Government is an experienced organizer of international and national sports events. Chiang stressed that athletes across different age groups will have their chance to appear on the global stage, whether at the NMSAF, the Universiade, the National Indigenous Games, or the upcoming World Masters Games.