The Cheque Presentation Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games had concluded successfully at President’s Office, Olympic House at Causeway Bay on 23 March 2013. In this afternoon, Mr. Timothy T. T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) presented the cheque to Ms. Sarah LEE Wai Sze, Bronze Medallist at London 2012 Olympic Games, with the attendance of Lord Sebastian COE, Chairman of British Olympic Association, Elected Officers of the Federation, Legislative Councillor, The Hon. MA Fung Kwok, SBS, JP, various sponsors of Hong Kong Delegation, representative of Hongkong Post and representatives of Hong Kong Cycling Association.
Hong Kong Delegation consisted of 42 athletes to participate in 13 events in London Olympic Games in 2012. Ms. Sarah LEE made her debut appearance at the Olympics. Armed with unwavering perseverance, she won the Bronze Medal in the Women’s Keirin event of cycling at the London Olympic Games, earning the third Olympic medal in the history of Hong Kong. Athletes had indomitable spirit with hard training to be role model of all Hong Kong citizens. Mr. FOK wished HKSAR Government would continue to allocate more resources to Hong Kong athletes so as to enhance their performances and the position of Hong Kong in the international sport level.
Mr. FOK represented the Federation to thank Hongkong Post to issue the memorable souvenir including mini-pane and souvenir cover, which captured the exciting moments of Ms. Sarah LEE in action and with the medal grasped in her hand. Hong Kong people are proud of her outstanding achievement and are strongly encouraged by her success.
In addition, the Federation would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for all the supporting organizations and sponsors of Hong Kong Delegation, including Home Affairs Bureau, Hongkong Post, 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., for their support either in cash or sponsorship in kind (e.g. products) given to the Federation and the local sports sector.
With their support, the Federation would like to express the blessings by presenting the cheque in the amount of HKD$200,000 to Ms. Sarah LEE. Hong Kong athletes would endeavor to do their best to achieve outstanding performances because of the support and cooperation of HKSAR Government, National Sports Associations, athletes and all social enterprises. Lastly, the Federation would like to wish all Hong Kong athletes to continuously achieve great success in the coming multi-sports Games.
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Issued By: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Issue Date: 23 March 2013