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SHA congratulates HK athletes on winning medals
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     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing, extended his congratulations to Hong Kong windsurfing athletes Cheng Kwok-fai and Hayley Victoria Chan on winning two gold medals in the Mistral - Men's Windsurfer and the RS:X - Women's Windsurfer events in the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 (Asian Games) today (September 30). This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a gold medal in the RS:X íV Women's Windsurfer event at the Asian Games.

     "Our athletes have demonstrated remarkable team spirit. They have performed extremely well in various events, continuously winning medals. I extend my warmest congratulations to them on their outstanding achievement," Mr Tsang said.

     He encouraged Hong Kong athletes to keep up their efforts and achieve more great results.

     The Hong Kong team has so far won 36 medals, including six gold medals, eight silver medals and 22 bronze medals, at the Asian Games. The list of medals won in these few days are as follows:

September 26:

Bronze medal:
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Equestrian: Eventing Team (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this equestrian event at the Asian Games.)
Nicole Michele Fardel, Annie Ho and Thomas Edward Heffernan Ho

Squash: Women's Team
Annie Au, Chan Ho-ling, Liu Tsz-ling and Tong Tsz-wing

Squash: Men's Team
Au Chun-ming, Lee Ho-yin, Yip Tsz-fung and Tang Cheuk-yan

September 27:

Bronze medal:
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Cycling: Women's Individual Time Trial (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this cycling event at the Asian Games.)
Jamie Wong

September 28:

Bronze medal:
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Cycling: Men's Road Race
Leung Chun-wing

Badminton: Men's Singles (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this badminton event at the Asian Games.)
Wei Nan

September 30:

Silver medal:
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Cycling Mountain Bike: Men's Cross-country
Chan Chun-hing

Windsurfing: RS:One - Women's Windsurfer (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this windsurfing event at the Asian Games.)
Sonia Lo  

Windsurfing: RS:X - Men's Windsurfer (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this windsurfing event at the Asian Games.)
Andy Leung  

Bronze medal:
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Sailing: Hobie16 íV Open Multihull (This is also the first time that the Hong Kong team has won a medal in this sailing event at the Asian Games.)
Tong Yui-shing and Tong Kit-fong

Bowling: Men's Team of Five
Wu Siu-hong, Tsang Tak-hin, Mak Cheuk-yin, Kam Siu-lun, Yeung Wai-ki and Chan Yat-long

Ends/Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Issued at HKT 22:09

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