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SCST congratulates Wushu athletes on remarkable results achieved at World Championships
     ​The Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung, today (November 21) extended his congratulations to Hong Kong's athletes on their outstanding performances and achievements of winning a total of nine medals, namely three golds, three silvers and three bronzes, in the 16th World Wushu Championships.
     Mr Yeung said, "Hong Kong, China's Wushu delegation performed in the competitions with flying colours. They showed the demeanour of champions of martial arts on the international stage, promoting the national essence and telling good Hong Kong stories. We are very excited and are proud of them. I also thank the coaching and supporting team for their indispensable efforts."
     The 16th World Wushu Championships was held from November 16 to 20 in Texas, the United States. The Hong Kong, China Delegation won nine medals, namely three golds, three silvers and three bronzes, in this Championships. The list of medals is as follows:
Gold medal
Taolu: Duilian Women
He Jianxin, Lydia Sham and Michelle Yeung
Taolu: Men's Nanquan
Lau Chi-lung
Sanda: Men 60kg
Leung Yu-hong
Silver medal
Taolu: Women's Nanquan
He Jianxin
Taolu: Women's Nangun
He Jianxin
Taolu: Women's Jianshu
Lydia Sham
Bronze medal
Taolu: Women's Gunshu
Michelle Yeung
Taolu: Men's Nandao
Lau Chi-lung
Sanda: Men 70kg
Cheung Yat-lam
Ends/Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:04
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