Hong Kong rowing team secures first gold medal for the city at the Asian Games


24th September 2023 – (Hangzhou) The 2023 Asian Games officially kicked off, and the Hong Kong rowing team competed in four finals today (24th). In the men’s double sculls without coxswain event, Lam San-tung and Wong Wai-chu emerged victorious, clinching the first gold medal for Hong Kong in this year’s Asian Games.

The Hong Kong rowing team showcased their skills and determination as they took on tough competition from other participating countries. LAM San Tung and WONG Wai Chu demonstrated exceptional teamwork and technique, propelling their boat forward with precision and speed. Their outstanding performance in the men’s double sculls event led to a well-deserved victory, earning them the prestigious gold medal.