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China and Mexico enter into agreement for cooperation in sports

Mexico has already benefitted from Chinese coach Ma Jin's expertise in diving.

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Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Mexico, as part of his first trip to the Americas

China and Mexico have signed an agreement to expand sports cooperation between the two countries.

Castillo Cervantes, Director General of Mexico's National Commission of Physical Culture and Sport (Conade), and Jin Huasheng, the head of the human resource development center at China's General Administration of Sport, on Saturday signed the collaboration agreement and the Mexico-China sporting activities programme in Mexico City, reports Xinhua.

Ma Jin, the Chinese coach behind Mexico's success in diving, attended the signing ceremony.

Ma, who arrived in Mexico in 2003, has led Mexican diver Paola Espinosa to two Olympic medals -- bronze at Beijing 2008 and silver at London 2012.

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