Announcement of the Chinese Team Sanya, Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12
Ms. Lansi Jiang, Vice President of Volvo Group China and China Chief Representative of Volvo Ocean Race, Mr. Jiang Sixian, Vice-governor of Hainan Province and Party Secretary of Sanya City, Mike Sanderson, Skipper of Team Sanya, Mr. Tong Zhiyuan, CEO of Volvo Cars China, Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race. China launched its first ever sole entry in the Volvo Ocean Race today and announced that one of the world's leading sailors, twice Volvo Ocean Race winner Mike Sanderson from New Zealand, would helm its Team Sanya for the gruelling nine-month, 39,270 mile challenge beginning in October. The Announcement took place at the Park Hyatt, Beijing, China Friday June. 17, 2011. Please credit: Team Sanya
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