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Hong Kong NOC Celebrates EAG Success and Christmas

21 Dec 2013
Hong Kong, China: The Welcome Home Reception for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tianjin 6th East Asian Games (EAG) and Olympic Family Party were held at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong on December 18. Hong Kong sent 303 athletes in 23 sports to the EAG, held from October 6-15, and came home with 56 medals, comprised of 10 gold, 16 silver and 30 bronze to rank fifth in the medal tally.

At the Reception, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) was honoured to have invited The Hon. Tsang  Tak Sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs of Home Affairs Bureau, 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, to present souvenirs to the medallists as an incentive to keep striving for excellence.

Taking the opportunity of the joyful Christmas, the Olympic Family Party was organised after the Welcome Home Reception on the same day. The Federation had the pleasure to arrange a handbell performance and a prize giving session with the support from all sponsors including Air China Development Corporation (HK) Ltd, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited, Hopewell Holdings Ltd., Kent & Curwen, MetroPark Hotel Causeway Bay Hong Kong, MTR Corporation Limited, Procter & Gamble Hong Kong Ltd., Samsung Electronics HK Co., Ltd and Shun Hing Group. 

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 and Air China Development Corporation (HK) Ltd in sponsoring the air tickets to Tianjin.

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, 18 December 2013
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