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Hong Kong fans go wild for mainland Olympic delegation

2016-August-28       Source: CRIenglish.com

The Chinese mainland Rio Olympic delegation kicked off their three-day visit in Hong Kong on Saturday. A 64-member team, including 42 Olympic champions and five renowned coaches, is set to participate in three public sessions, meeting tens of thousands of fans in the city. The delegation will also go on to visit neighboring Macau.

File photo of Lee Lai-shan, Hong Kong's first gold medal winner for sail boarding. [Photo: Agencies]

The people of Hong Kong also love the Olympic Games. A subway station has its walls decorated with paintings of all the city's Olympians and sports stars as a way of commending their achievements. They include Lee Lai-shan, Hong Kong's first gold medal winner for sail boarding at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, Lee Wai Sze, the bronze medalist for women's track cycling at the London Olympic Games, as well as cyclist Wong Kam-po, two-time gold medalist at the Asian Games.

Editor: Nan

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