SCST congratulates rowing athletes on winning first gold medal for Hong Kong in Asian Games Hangzhou

The Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung (first left), today (September 24) congratulated rowing athletes Lam San-tung (second left) and Wong Wai-chun (second right) on winning a gold medal in Rowing Men's Pair at the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou (Asian Games).

24th September 2023 – (Hangzhou) Hong Kong Secretary for Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to rowing athletes Lam San-tung and Wong Wai-chun on their remarkable achievement of winning a gold medal in the Rowing Men’s Pair event at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou. This victory marks the first gold medal for the Hong Kong, China Delegation in this year’s Hangzhou Asian Games.

Mr Yeung, who was present in Hangzhou to witness the thrilling competition, commended Lam and Wong for their exceptional talent and unwavering dedication. Their outstanding performance not only brought them personal glory but also brought pride and honour to Hong Kong. Mr Yeung acknowledged the intense focus and determination displayed by the athletes during the competition and shared in their joyous celebration upon clinching victory.

The Secretary for Culture, Sports, and Tourism expressed his encouragement and support for the Hong Kong, China Delegation as they embarked on a strong start in the Hangzhou Asian Games. He expressed his sincere hope that the Hong Kong athletes would continue to shine and achieve further success in their respective events throughout the duration of the games.