SHA congratulates Hong Kong athletes on winning another two gold and one bronze medals at National Games for Persons with Disabilities


     Hong Kong athletes today (October 26) won another two gold and one bronze medals at the 11th National Games for Persons with Disabilities and the 8th National Special Olympic Games of the People’s Republic of China held in Shaanxi Province. The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Caspar Tsui, extended his heartfelt congratulations to them.

     “Hong Kong athletes excelled in the competitions and their achievements fully demonstrate that their hard training has paid off. I hope Hong Kong athletes will continue to perform at their best,” Mr Tsui said.

     The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region sent a delegation with 35 members to participate in the Games, including 23 athletes to compete in three sports events, namely athletics, swimming and table tennis. Hong Kong athletes have performed brilliantly and so far won 14 medals, comprising eight gold, one silver and five bronze medals. 

     The list of Hong Kong athletes who won medals today is as follows:
Gold medal:
Swimming: Women’s 400m Freestyle S14
Cheong Sui-kei

Table Tennis: Men’s Doubles TT7
Lee Ming-yip and Tong Chi-ming    

Bronze medal:
Swimming: Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB13
Lip Kin-kwan