Cathay 2023 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards celebrate top athletes

238
Siobhan Haughey (left) and Edgar Cheung (right).

24th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) The 2023 Cathay Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday evening, honoured the city’s finest athletes in a ceremony known colloquially as the “Hong Kong Sports Oscars.” This prestigious event, which started at 7pm, highlighted the achievements of Hong Kong’s sporting elite through a combination of public and media votes, along with a panel of judges.

As expected, Edgar Cheung Ka-long, Hong Kong’s celebrated fencer, and Siobhan Haughey, the renowned swimmer, were declared the stars of the night, each securing the accolade of Best of the Best in the male and female categories, respectively, for the third consecutive year. Their outstanding performances have consistently elevated the standard of sports in the region, underscoring their pivotal roles in their respective disciplines.

The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, received a diverse range of nominations this year, with a total of 118 nominations across 54 National Sports Associations. The awards spanned four categories: the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards for Men and Women, the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards for Sports Combination, and the Hong Kong Sports Stars Award for Team Sport.