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2015 Olympic Day - Olympic “Fun” Run was Concluded Successfully!

21.06.2015

Hong Kong, 21 June 2015 - 2015 Olympic Day - Olympic “Fun” Run (OFR) was concluded successfully at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort today (21 June 2015). Since 1987, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) organized the OFR annually to celebrate the establishment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and to promote the idea of “Sport for All”. The Federation was honored to have invited Mr. Timothy T.T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Federation, Ms. Michelle LI, JP, Director of Leisure and Culture Services and Mr. JW CHOI, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics H.K. Company Limited, Gold Sponsor, to officiate at the Opening Ceremony. In addition, government officials, Legislative Councillors, elected officers of the Federation and representatives of the event sponsors were also present for the opening and kick- off ceremonies. With the enthusiastic responses from the public, OFR was well received with over 4,500 participants, including 29 corporate teams. Our National Sports Associations, Hong Kong serving and retired athletes had also formed teams in the Run, running for joy in the 5.6 km route. Hong Kong celebrity Miss Jinny NG and fencing athlete Mr. CHEUNG Siu Lun had also participated in the event to cheer up for all participants and share their sports experience with the participants, staying fit and active. After the Run, a lucky draw was taken place with Samsung Electronics H.K. Company Limited giving out Samsung wireless communication products, Shun Hing Group giving out Panasonic audio visual products, whereas Hong Kong Disneyland Resort presented multi-sets of 1-Day Tickets as prizes, with a total value of around HK$210,000 (Trade Promotion Competition Licence no.: 45166). Also, sports demonstrations and game booths were included in the programme of Olympic Day to increase the Olympic and carnival atmosphere. In this occasion, the Federation would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to Leisure and Cultural Services Department who subvents the OFR and Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association who assists in the Run. Appreciation also goes to the Gold Sponsor, Samsung Electronics H.K. Company, Limited; the Silver Sponsor, Shun Hing Group; the Venue Sponsor, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; the Official Sports Apparel Partner, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited; the Principal Official Partner, New World Development Company Limited; and the Official Drink, Aquarius Electrolytes Replenishment Drink, for their generous support to the event.

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

Date: 21 June 2015