The Flag Presentation Ceremony of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the London 2012 Olympic Games had concluded successfully at the Government House today (10 July 2012).
Our Guest of Honour The Hon. C.Y. LEUNG, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Executive of the HKSAR presented the HKSAR flag to The Hon. Timothy T.T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and Ms. Vivien C.C. LAU, BBS, JP, Chef de Mission of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the London 2012 Olympic Games with the witness of Mr. TSANG Tak Sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs, Home Affairs Bureau, Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and other distinguished guests from the Government, National Sports Associations and supporting parties.
The London 2012 Olympic Games will be held from 27 July 2012 to 12 August 2012. Hong Kong will be sending the largest contingent of 85 members after 1997, including 42 athletes and 43 officials, to participate in 13 sports, namely; Aquatics-Swimming, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics-Artistic, Judo, Rowing, Sailing-Windsurfing, Shooting, Table Tennis and Weightlifting, while Artistic Gymnastics and Weightlifting are the sports with the participation of Hong Kong athletes for the first time. Before the conclusion of the Flag Presentation Ceremony, all guests pledge the Delegation a great success in the London 2012 Olympic Games. With 17 days to go, the Opening Ceremony will commence. Hong Kong delegation will start to move in the Olympic Village from 17 July onwards. The Flag Raising Ceremony of Hong Kong, China Delegation is scheduled to be held on 26 July at Olympic Village.
The Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China had established web pages in our official website for the London 2012 Olympic Games to introduce the Games and Hong Kong, China Delegation. During the period of the Games, the most updated competition results of the Hong Kong, China Delegation will be uploaded onto the webpage. For details, please visit our website: www.hkolympic.org
Lastly, the Federation would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for all the supporting organizations and sponsors, including Home Affairs Bureau, British Airways, China Travel Services (HK) Limited, FILA Marketing (Hong Kong) Limited, Kent & Curwen, Links of London, NVC Lighting Technology Corporation, Shun Hing Group, P&G Hong Kong Ltd. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 10 July 2012