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2018 IOC “Olympism in Action” Trophy


The 2018 IOC Trophy “Olympism in Action” was presented to Sir David AKERS-JONES, GBM, KBE, CMG, JP, Honorary Advisor of the Hong Kong, China Rowing Association (HKCRA) in recognition of his excellent contribution in fostering Hong Kong’s social and sports development.

The Award Presentation Ceremony of the 2018 IOC Trophy was successfully held today at South China Athletic Association during the Christmas Get-together Party of the Olympic Family.  Mr. Timothy T. T. FOK, IOC Honorary Member cum President of the Federation, presented the IOC Trophy to Sir David, witnessed by Mr. YEUNG Tak Keung, JP, Commissioner for Sports of Home Affairs Bureau, the Hon. MA Fung Kwok, SBS, JP, Legislative Councilor (Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication) and over 200 sports celebrities and sport administrators.

Sir David serves in the HKCRA as an Honorary Advisor for over 30 years.  As a prominent leader of various sports disciplines, he has been a strong advocate for the development of local community sports facilities since 1960.  Sir David has actively involved to provide venues for Hong Kong people to participate in sport and healthy physical activities, including the proposal of building up a rowing centre in Shatin in 1980s, leading to the substantial development of rowing sports in the recent years. 

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

Issue Date:      14 December 2018