Welcome Home Ceremony for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government hosted a welcome home ceremony at Ma On Shan Sports Centre today (18 October) to greet the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on their return from the Games. The Chief Executive, Mrs. Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet Ngor officiated at the ceremony and presented the certificates of commendation together with the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr. Caspar TSUI Ying Wai and President of the Association, Mrs. Jenny FUNG MA Kit Han, to the Hong Kong athletes in recognition of their perseverance and exemplary show of sportsmanship at the Games.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games took place from 24 August to 5 September. A total of 64 Hong Kong, China Delegation members, including 24 athletes participated in 8 sports, namely archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, equestrian, swimming, table tennis, wheelchair fencing, and claimed two silver and three bronze medals.
The Association would like to express our sincere gratitude to Government departments including the Home Affairs Bureau, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and Hong Kong Sports Institute and partners, namely Cathay Pacific Airways, Citi, FILA, Henderson Land Group, Plaza Hollywood, Standard Chartered Bank, Watsons Water, Asiaray Media Group, Leading Rainbow, Germagic, Mainetti, MTR Corporation, Nissin Foods and SmarTone Mobile Communications for their support to the delegation.
Photo credit: Leisure and Cultural Services Department