Celebration of the Triumphant Return of the Hong Kong, China Delegation from the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games

Hong Kong, 14 November 2018 – Hong Kong, China Delegation returned from 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina held from 6 to 18 October 2018, bringing home two Silver and a Bronze medals.


Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) organized the Welcome Home Reception for the 3rd YOG Delegation today. VIPs included the Hon. Mr. LAU Kong-wah, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs of Home Affairs Bureau, Mr. Timothy T. T. FOK, GBS, JP, International Olympic Committee Hon. Member and President of SF&OC, Mr. Ronnie M. C. WONG, JP, Hon. Secretary General of SF&OC and Mr. WONG Po Kee, MH, Chef de Mission of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the 3rd YOG. The officiating guests presented certificates to all attending Delegation members as a recognition of their efforts and determination.


The Federation sent a record of 25 Hong Kong, China athletes taking part in 9 sports events in the 3rd YOG, includes:  Aquatics – Swimming, Athletics, Beach Handball, Equestrian – Jumping, Fencing, Rowing, Sailing – Windsurfing, Table Tennis and Triathlon. They also participated in various educational and cultural activities to learn more about the Olympic values and to experience the Argentine culture.


The Federation would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks to the support of the Home Affairs Bureau and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for their generous help. Special thanks should also go to Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited and Fitness First (Hong Kong) Limited for its sponsorship to the Delegation.


Issued by:        Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China

Date:               14 November 2018