China News Service, Hong Kong, August 19 (Reporter Han Xingtong) The welcome ceremony for the Hong Kong delegation to Hong Kong for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was held on the 19th at the Xiqu Center of the West Kowloon Cultural District.

The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam attended the welcoming ceremony and awarded certificates of commendation to some athletes, praising them for showing the "unbeatable" Hong Kong spirit in the competition.

  For the Tokyo Olympics, 97 people from Hong Kong delegation went to Tokyo, including 46 athletes, participating in a total of 14 competitions. The delegation won 6 medals, including 1 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze, making it the best in history. score.

  On the same day, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam, the Secretary of Civil Affairs of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Xu Yingwei, and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Association and Olympic Committee Fok attended the ceremony and issued certificates of recognition to affirm the athletes' outstanding performance in the competition.

  On behalf of the SAR government and the citizens of Hong Kong, Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warmly welcomes the triumphant return of Hong Kong athletes and other delegation members, and once again expresses sincere congratulations to the athletes for winning historic Olympic medals in the competition.

She praised Hong Kong athletes for their extraordinary strength in the Tokyo Olympics, which greatly enhanced the status of Hong Kong athletes in the international sports arena.

All athletes went all out in the competition, showing firm determination and tenacious fighting spirit, as well as the "unbeatable" Hong Kong spirit.

  Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also mentioned that the SAR government has actively invested resources to develop elite sports over the past ten years. It has recently announced a series of measures to further support the development of sports, including speeding up the plan for the new building of the Sports Academy, and providing better facilities for athlete training, etc. .

She said that the SAR government will listen carefully and provide the best and continuous support to athletes as much as possible.

  At the welcoming ceremony, a number of medal-winning athletes shared their experiences.

He Shibei, a Hong Kong athlete who won two silver medals in the women’s 100m and 200m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics, said that he needs to take into account both swimming training and schoolwork, and he must know how to use his time wisely.

She confessed that no matter how hard she worked, she would move forward to the goal she set. Although the process may be challenging, "everything is worth it" when it is reached.

  Hong Kong athletes Li Haoqing, Du Kaiyan and Su Huiyin, who won bronze medals in the women's team table tennis competition at the Tokyo Olympics, all thanked the people of Hong Kong for their support.

Su Huiyin said that during the competition, he received many cheering messages from the citizens, and every sentence of support is of great significance. "Sometimes I am unhappy after losing the game. I am very excited to see these messages. I feel that I should not give up and play for everyone. nice shot."

  Hong Kong athlete Zhang Jialang, who won the gold medal in the men's foil individual competition at the Tokyo Olympics, was unable to attend the ceremony for preparing for the National Games, but he thanked the public via video. He said that he did not expect to get a medal before the game, but just tried his best to play every game. He also hopes that the Hong Kong team of China will be able to win again in the future. (Finish)

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