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Presentation of 2012 IOC “Sport and Sustainable Development” Trophy


The IOC Trophy 2012 “Sport and Sustainable Development” was presented to Mr. A. de O. SALES, GBM, JP, Hon. Life President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and also Chairman of Hong Kong Olympic Academy, in recognition of his remarkable 6 decades achievement to local and international sports development.

The presentation of the 2012 IOC trophy was held today at Olympic House.  This trophy is titled “Sport and Sustainable Development” to honour distinguished person who contributes to the promotion and support of sustainable development in all sports events.

Mr. SALES has put forward dedicated effort for more than half a century in the sports development. His momentous contributions to sports both locally and internationally have been widely recognized by numerous governments and related organizations.  Due to Mr. SALES tremendous commitment and contribution in sport and sustainable development, the concept and application of  that sustainable development in sport events were given more and more attention by the athletes, Government as well as the whole community in Hong Kong.

Issued by:       Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Issue Date:      20 December 2012