Hong Kong, China grabs more gold medals at GZ than Doha Games

16:16, November 25, 2010      

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The Hong Kong, China sports delegation held a press conference at the Main Press Centre (MPC) of Asian Games Town on the afternoon of Wednesday (November 24). Present at the conference, Timothy Fok, President of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and Vivien Fung, Chef de Mission of Hong Kong, China sports delegation briefed to the media details about Hong Kong, China sports elegation's gratifying performances at Guangzhou Asian Games.

Mr Fok told the reporters that with the joint efforts paid by all athletes of Hong Kong, China, the delegation has achieved remarkable results at the Guangzhou Asian Games by seizing eight golds, 14 silvers and 14 bronzes (till 16:00 on November 24) and finishing sixth in the medal tally, which outperforms its competition results at Doha 2006 Asian Games.

"On the first competition day at Guangzhou Asian Games, Lee Wai Sze won the first gold medal for Hong Kong, China in Women's 500m Time Trial event of Cycling Track. Although Wong Wan Yiu and Diao Xiaojuan suffered heavy injuries in the crashes at Women's Points Race on November 16, Wong got back to her bike bravely, fought to the end and took the silver. Their spirits are quite admirable and inspiring," said Ms Vivien Fung, Chef de Mission of Hong Kong, China sports delegation.

"Hong Kong, China's Billiard Sports star Fu Ka Chun won his first gold medal in Men's Snooker Singles on November 20 and the super rider Wong Kam Po claimed the Asian Games gold title in Men's Individual Road Race for the third time on November 22.

"Hong Kong, China sports delegation also grabbed many medals in other events, such as Swimming, Badminton, Rugby and Table Tennis," added Ms Fung.

Source: GAGOC


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