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CE welcomes return of Hong Kong, China Delegation to Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (with photos)

     To celebrate the triumphant return of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games from the Games, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region hosted a Welcome Home Ceremony at the Hong Kong International Airport today (October 25). The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, extended his warmest congratulations on the outstanding performance of the Hong Kong athletes and presented certificates of commendation to them in recognition of their remarkable results in the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

     The Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games took place from October 18 to 24. A total of 119 Hong Kong athletes participated in 14 competition events at the Games including the wheelchair dance and sailing events for the first time.

     After fierce contests, the Hong Kong delegation fetched a total of 44 medals, comprising 10 gold, 15 silver and 19 bronze.

     Also greeting the athletes at today's ceremony were the Director of Leisure and Cultural Services, Ms Michelle Li; the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (HKPC&SAPD), Dr James Lam; and the General Secretary of the HKPC&SAPD, Mr Martin Lam.

Ends/Saturday, October 25, 2014
Issued at HKT 19:20


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