Welcome Home Reception for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Danang 2016 Asian Beach Games cum 2016 Christmas Garden Party


Hong Kong, 12 December 2016 (Monday) – The remarkable results of the Danang 2016 Asian Beach Games medal-winning squad of Hong Kong (the Delegation) was celebrated at a Welcome Home Reception, followed by a Christmas Garden Party today at the Indian Recreation Club.

Under the leadership of Mr. Timothy FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) and Mr. PUI Kwan Kay, SBS, Chef de Mission of the Delegation, a 129-strong delegation including 81 athletes and 48 officials represented Hong Kong in the Games. The Delegation has returned home creditably with a total of 8 medals including 4 silver and 4 bronze in 4 sports namely Beach Rowing, Beach Shuttlecock, Beach Woodball and Muay. Hong Kong finally ranked 28th in the overall medal tally.

Mr. FOK and Mr. TONG Wai Lun, BBS, JP, Deputy Chef de Mission of the Delegation presented souvenirs to all attending Delegation members in the occasion as a recognition of their efforts and determination. The event was successfully concluded in a joyful Christmas atmosphere.

To conclude, the Federation would like to express our thanks to the Home Affairs Bureau, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited, HK Express Airways Limited and Kee Wah Bakery for their supports and sponsorship to the Delegation.

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 12 December 2016