Enrolment starts for Masters Games 2016

     In this year of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) invites people aged 35 or above to join in the excitement by participating in the biennial Masters Games.
    A total of six sports events comprising badminton, distance run, swimming, table tennis, tai chi and tennis will be organised between July and November in Masters Games 2016.
    An LCSD spokesman said, "The Masters Games emphasises participation and enjoyment rather than winning. By providing those aged 35 or above with competition opportunities, we hope to sustain their interest in sports."
    Details of the events are as follows:
Events Enrolment Dates Event Dates
Badminton July 25-August 3 October 15-November 20
Distance Run August 13-22 November 13
Swimming September 2-11 November 27
Table Tennis June 27-July 6 September 16-October 29
Tai Chi September 2-11 November 26-27
Tennis April 18-27 July 2-August 30
     Enrolment forms and prospectuses are available at LCSD's District Leisure Services Offices, recreation and sports venues with Leisure Link services, and can be downloaded from the Masters Games website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/mg/2016/index.html For enquiries please call 2601 7672.

Ends/Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Issued at HKT 15:30