The 2021 Ping An Finance Center International Vertical Marathon Masters ended successfully when Liu Qinhua and Chen Liqin won two consecutive championships. The event was held at Shenzhen Ping An Finance Center, the fourth highest landmark in the world.
Liu Qinhua and Chen Liqin won the men’s and women’s championships in the professional group with 19 minutes 57 seconds and 24 minutes 26 seconds respectively.
Zhao Panfei and Yao Liping won the men’s and women’s champions of Volkswagen Group respectively.
Shenzhen Ping An Finance Centre Construction and Development Co. Ltd. was the sponsor of the event. The other sponsors were Ping An Finance Center, Free Sky and the Asian-Oceanian Vertical Marathon Association. The event was hosted by Forward Group.
The annual competition was held as scheduled. The IP of “Ping An Finance Center International Vertical Marathon Masters” was started in 2018.
The event was held for four consecutive years. Contestants from five continents, covering 19 countries and regions have participated in the event.
The organizers have also launched the “Safe Guardian Action” charity project to take care of autistic children.
Ping An Finance Center, the venue of the event, has high-end business facilities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It builds a global vertical complex model with four major formats: super grade A office building, PAFC Mall, Ping An Finance Center, Free Sky and Park Hyatt Shenzhen. Ping An Finance Center has the fourth tallest building in the world. The building has obtained three security and green certifications, namely Kroll International Security Assessment Certification, LEED Platinum Certification, BREEAM Green Building Certification, Best Design Award of A&D Trophy Awards, American Architecture Award and the world’s highest office building certification issued by the World Institute of High-rise Urban Architecture.