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SHA congratulates Hong Kong cycling athletes on winning two gold medals in Asian Games
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, today (August 31) extended his congratulations to Hong Kong cycling athletes Lee Wai-sze and the duo of Cheung King-lok and Leung Chun-wing on winning a gold medal in the Women's Sprint event and Men's Madison event of Track Cycling respectively in the 18th Asian Games, being held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia.  

     Mr Lau said, "After defending her title in the Keirin event, Lee Wai-sze won a gold medal in the sprint event with her unstoppable determination and outstanding strength. Her excellent results have encouraged fellow Hong Kong athletes and we are proud of her achievements. Cheung King-lok and Leung Chun-wing have demonstrated excellent team spirit and adopted the right strategy to win a gold medal over strong fellow Asian contestants. They deserve our congratulations."

     The Hong Kong team has so far won 37 medals, namely six gold medals, 14 silver medals and 17 bronze medals, at this Asian Games. The list of other medals won from August 29 to today is as follows:


Silver medal
Cycling (Track): Women's Madison
Pang Yao and Yang Qianyu

August 30

Silver medal
Cycling (Track): Men’s Omnium
Leung Chun-wing
August 29

Bronze medal
Table Tennis: Mixed Doubles
Lee Ho-ching and Ho Kwan-kit
Ends/Friday, August 31, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:52
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