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Hong Kong NOC returns from Tianjin EAG

17 Oct 2013
Hong Kong, China: The 6th East Asian Games concluded in Tianjin, China, on October 15. The main group of the Hong Kong, China delegation returned to Hong Kong on the afternoon of October 16 with outstanding results by attaining a total of 56 medals, comprised of 10 gold, 16 silver and 30 bronze in 12 sports. They were ranked fifth in the medal tally.

Led by Mr Timothy Fok, Hon. President of the East Asian Games Association and President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, Mr Pang Chung, Council Member of the EAGA and Hon. Secretary General of the Federation, Mr Kenneth Fok, Chef de Mission, Mr Karl C. Kwok, Deputy Chef de Mission, and Mr T Brian Stevenson, Deputy Chef de Mission, the delegation with 303 athletes participated in 23 sports.

They were: 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 Federation would like to congratulate and praise all the athletes for striving for excellence, and wish them continued success in future competitions. 

After achieving remarkable results in the Incheon 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and Nanjing 2nd Asian Youth Games earlier this year, the outstanding results attained by the delegation in the 6th EAG brought a fruitful conclusion for Hong Kong’s participation in the international multi-sports Games in 2013.

Finally, the Federation would like to thank 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 in sponsoring the air tickets to Tianjin.

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