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Chief Executive Visits HKSI to Show Support to Hong Kong Elite Athletes and Elite Training System

16 August 2022

The Chief Executive of the HKSAR Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM (middle), accompanied by Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung GBS JP (5th right), Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ms Carol Yip Man-kuen JP (4th right), Director of the Chief Executive's Office, Mr Joe Wong Chi-cho JP (3rd right), Permanent Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Yeung Tak-keung (2nd right), Commissioner for Sports, Dr Lam Tai-fai GBS JP (5th left), Chairman of the HKSI and the HKSI senior management, toured the HKSI facilities and met athletes. Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with table tennis athletes at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with badminton athletes at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with karatedo athletes at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with wushu athletes at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with athletes with disabilities at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with athletes with disabilities at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, exchanged with athletes with disabilities at the HKSI to learn more about athletes’ training.  Read More

Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, visited the Fitness Training Centre to learn more about the HKSI’s elite training system. Read More

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Mr John Lee Ka-chiu GBM SBS PDSM PMSM, accompanied by Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung GBS JP, Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ms Carol Yip Man-kuen JP, Director of the Chief Executive's Office, Mr Joe Wong Chi-cho JP, Permanent Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Yeung Tak-keung, Commissioner for Sports, Dr Lam Tai-fai GBS JP, Chairman of the HKSI and the HKSI senior management, toured the HKSI facilities and met elite athletes including junior athletes of different sports so as to understand how they manage sports training and academic pursuit. Mr John Lee showed his support to junior athletes and wished them every success in upcoming competitions.

During the visit, the HKSAR Chief Executive chatted with junior athletes to understand their needs related to sports training, academic pursuit, lifestyle support and personal development. He also showed his appreciation to the athletes including those with disabilities for their professionalism, enthusiasm and perseverance in training. He said, “Let’s support the youngsters to pursue their dreams and work together to sustain the good results of Hong Kong athletes at international competitions.”

Dr Lam expressed his gratitude to the HKSAR Chief Executive, saying, “Thanks to the full support of the Government, that has made elite sports able to develop rapidly and on the right track. Hong Kong elite athletes have achieved growing success in the international sporting arena bringing home honour and glory. Among them, many junior athletes performed remarkably well and were able to break their personal best records again and again, creating great pleasure and excitement to the local sports sector. Moreover, we are delighted to have an increased number of young athletes training full-time, leading to a more prosperous and vibrant elite sport industry.” Dr Lam further thanked the HKSAR Chief Executive for his care for the development of junior athletes, and his commitment to fully supporting the enhancement of the HKSI’s elite training system which would be able to encourage talented youngsters to join the rank of elite athletes, pursuing excellence in their sporting career and making contribution to Hong Kong and China.

The HKSI is highly committed to working in accordance with the Government’s policy direction to take local elite sports development to new heights.

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