Asian Youth Games 2013

Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong

Flag Presentation Ceremony for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tianjin 6th East Asian Games

19/09/2013

The Flag Presentation Ceremony for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tianjin 6th East Asian Games (EAG) cum the Welcome Home Reception for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Nanjing 2nd Asian Youth Games (AYG) were concluded successfully at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong today (19 September 2013).  Taking the opportunity of the joyful Mid-Autumn Festival, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) presented mooncakes from a well wish sponsor to all athletes and guests, wishing them every success in the Games.

Witnessed by the Elected Officers of the Federation and guests, including HKSAR Government officials and National Sports Associations’ representatives, the Hon. TSANG Tak Sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs of Home Affairs Bureau presented the HKSAR flag to Mr. Timothy T.T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Federation, Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, BBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Federation and Mr. Kenneth K.K. FOK, Chef de Mission of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tianjin 6th EAG and gave his warmest blessing to the Delegation.

The 6th EAG will be held from 6 to 15 October 2013 in Tianjin, China.  Hong Kong will be sending 306 athletes to the Games participating in 23 sports, namely Aquatics (Swimming/Diving), Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cycling, DanceSport, Dragon Boat, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Karatedo, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wushu.  The Delegation list is at Annex I.  The Federation wishes the experience they received in the last EAG at home will pave their ways to continuous success in the 6th EAG.

The Federation will set up a webpage for the 6th EAG to introduce the Games and Hong Kong, China Delegation.  During the period of the Games, the most updated competition results of the Hong Kong, China Delegation will be uploaded onto the webpage. For details, please visit our official website www.hkolympic.org.

Finally, the Federation would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt appreciation to the Home Affairs Bureau, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for their staunch support, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited for providing the official sports uniform, Kent & Curwen for providing the official formal uniform, Air China in sponsoring the air tickets to Tianjin. Also, special thanks should go to Kee Wah Bakery for sponsoring Kee Wah White Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes with Two Yolks to all guests and delegation members in this Mid-Autumn Festival.

 

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China

Date:  19 September 2013

Download attachment: Tianjin 2013 EAG delegation list_20131007.pdf