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Luo Laijin (L) looks on as his students exercise during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Under Luo Laijin's instructions, his students have won a total of 1,600 awards, and around 180 students with athletics specialty have been recruited to other schools for higher education and advanced training.

LUXI, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Luo Laijin has been working as a P.E. teacher of Yinhe Town Middle School of Luxi County since 1982.

Although he is approaching retirement, his zeal and meticulosity for athletics education never changes. Under his instructions, his students have won a total of 1,600 awards in sports events of different levels over the years, and around 180 students with athletics specialty have been recruited to other schools for higher education and advanced training.

"Though I am 58 years old, I'm strong enough to work for two more years and will cherish every day here as a teacher", Luo said.

Luo Laijin (C) looks on as his students exercise during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (R) cheers as his students sprint during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (1st R) leads his students to run on the spot during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (L) presents the training schedule during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (L) assists his student for stretching during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin prepares hurdles prior to a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (R) prepares the jumping pit during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Luo Laijin (Front) leads his students to run on the spot during a training class at school in Luxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)■

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