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SHA congratulates Hong Kong squash athletes on winning gold and silver medals in Asian Games
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, today (September 1) extended his congratulations to Hong Kong squash athletes Annie Au, Chan Ho-ling, Ho Tsz-lok and Lee Ka-yi , as well as Lee Ho-yin, Au Chun-ming, Yip Tsz-fung and Henry Leung on winning a gold medal in the Women's Team event and a silver medal in the Men's Team event respectively in the 18th Asian Games, being held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia.  

     Mr Lau said, "The squash team has demonstrated perseverance and delivered an outstanding performance. They have won glory for Hong Kong with their medals and they are the pride of our people."

     The Hong Kong team has so far won 44 medals, namely seven gold medals, 18 silver medals and 19 bronze medals, at this Asian Games. The list of other medals won on August 31 and today is as follows:


Bronze medal
Bridge: Women's Pair 
Pearlie Chan and Yeung Hoi-ning

Bridge: Men's Pair
Lai Wai-kit and Mak Kwok-fai

August 31

Silver medal
Windsurfing - Women's RS:X
Hayley Chan

Windsurfing: Mixed RS One
Ma Kwan-ching and Rafeek Kikabhoy

Windsurfing: Men's RS:X
Michael Cheng
Ends/Saturday, September 1, 2018
Issued at HKT 21:36
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