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SHA congratulates Hong Kong gymnast Shek Wai-hung on winning gold medal in Asian Games
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, today (August 24) extended his congratulations to Hong Kong gymnast Shek Wai-hung on winning a gold medal in the Men's Vault event in the 18th Asian Games, being held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia.

     Mr Lau said, "Shek Wai-hung has won a gold medal in the same event after his victory in the last Asian Games held in Incheon. He has kept up with his high standard and has demonstrated marvellous techniques. I hope fellow Hong Kong athletes can continue to excel and achieve further good results."

     The Hong Kong team has so far won 18 medals, namely two gold medals, four silver medals and 12 bronze medals, at this Asian Games. The list of medals won earlier today and yesterday (August 23) as follows:

August 24

Silver medal
Rowing: Men's Lightweight Single Sculls
Chiu Hin-chun

Bronze medal
Cycling: Women's Road Individual Time Trial (20km)
Leung Wing-yee

Fencing: Women's Team Epee
Chu Ka-mong, Kaylin Hsieh, Vivian Kong and Coco Lin

Rowing: Women's Lightweight Single Sculls
Lee Ka-man

Rowing: Men's Lightweight Eight
Chau Yee-ping, Cheung Ming-hang, Lam San-tung, Leung Chun-shek, Kenneth Liu, Tang Chiu-mang, James Wong, Wong Wai-kin and Yuen Yun-lam

August 23

Silver medal
Swimming: Women's 4x100m Medley Relay
Stephanie Au, Chan Kin-lok, Camille Cheng and Jamie Yeung

Bronze medal
Fencing: Men's Team Sabre
Cyrus Chang, Lam Hin-chung, Terence Lee and Low Ho-tin
Ends/Friday, August 24, 2018
Issued at HKT 18:45
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