2018 Xiamen International Marathon Race was successfully held on Jan. 7, attracting about 21,640 participants from 42 countries and regions. It was once again awarded as Gold Label Road Race by the IAAF, making Xiamen the 11th time to be awarded the IAAF Label. Xiamen athletes had won 6 world champions, 3 Asian champions, 6 national champions and 11 junior national champions in total. Xiamen Tefang Badminton Club won the first place in the 2017-2018 China Badminton Super League. In the Youth Competition of the 16th Provincial Sports Games, the number of gold medals, total medals and total team scores Xiamen got ranked second. In the 10th Provincial Sports Physical Fitness Conference for the Elderly, participants from Xiamen won 18 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 1 bronze medal, with the gold medals number ranking first. The annual sales of sports lottery reached 2.098 billion yuan. Meanwhile, there were 157 sports associations registered and 9,605 social sports instructors at all levels.