The 16th Asian Games will be held in Guangzhou from November 12 to 27, and Hong Kong is sending its largest ever contingent to the multi-sports Games with a total of 395 athletes and 152 team officials to participate in 34 sports and 43 disciplines.
Record numbers for HKG at 16th Asian Games
The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, is most grateful for the continued support of the HKSAR Government. The Chief Executive, the Hon. Donald Tsang, GBM, attended the flag presentation ceremony on October 8 and presented the HKSAR flag to the Hon. Timothy T. T. Fok, GBS, JP, President of the SF & OC, and to the Chef de Mission, Ms Vivien C.C. Lau, JP, at the Hong Kong Stadium.
Other distinguished guests included Mr Tsang Tak-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs, and Mrs Fung Ching Suk Yee, JP, Director of Leisure and Cultural Services. Representatives from the Government and National Sports Associations also attended to give their blessings to the delegation.
The Federation would like to thank the following organisations and sponsors for their support: Home Affairs Bureau, Official Sportswear Sponsor - adidas Hong Kong Limited, Exclusive Payment Tools - UnionPay, Official Wireless Communication Equipment Provider - Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd., American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Limited, Crocodile Garment Limited, Kwun Kee Tailor Co. Ltd. and the community.