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SCST congratulates Hong Kong athletes on remarkable results achieved at National Student (Youth) Games
     ​The 1st National Student (Youth) Games (NSYG) concluded today (November 15). The Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung, complimented Hong Kong's athletes on their outstanding performances and achievements of winning a total of 48 medals.
     Mr Yeung said, "Young Hong Kong athletes showcased their indomitable spirit and gave full play to their strengths at the NSYG. We are thrilled by their exemplary performances. Carrying on the tradition established by their predecessors and seizing the opportunities to accumulate valuable experiences, these athletes have reached new heights and will become pillars of Hong Kong's sports sector. I hope they will continue to challenge themselves and achieve more accomplishments in future."
     Jointly organised by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, the General Administration of Sport of China and the Communist Youth League of China, the 1st NSYG was held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government sent a delegation of 720 young athletes to take part in the finals of 34 sports of the Games, including seven sports in the School Category and 27 sports in the Open Category. This was the largest delegation of athletes that the HKSAR sent to large-scale sports games on the Mainland. In total, the athletes have won 10 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 23 bronze medals in the NSYG.
Ends/Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Issued at HKT 12:55
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