(The spirit of the times shines on Hong Kong) The delegation of mainland Olympic athletes to Hong Kong will visit Australia after completing their itinerary and quarantine

  China News Service, Hong Kong, December 5 (Reporter Chen Xiaoyuan) The delegation of mainland Olympic athletes to Hong Kong concluded their three-day visit to Hong Kong on the afternoon of the 5th and returned to the mainland from the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge port. It will be after the 14-day quarantine period ends. Transfer to Macau for exchanges.

  During their visit to Hong Kong, Mainland Olympic athletes participated in a number of activities, exchanged views with Hong Kong disciplinary forces, sports academies elites, youths, and fellow associations, and exhibited their style at Queen Elizabeth Stadium and other places.

  The Hong Kong Sports Association and Olympic Committee of China hosted a farewell lunch for the delegation on the 5th. Chairman Fok Zhenting said that the country's support over the years has promoted the development of sports in Hong Kong.

The delegation's visit has inspired Hong Kong citizens' love and support for sports, as well as their patriotism and love for Hong Kong.

  Yang Ning, head of the delegation of mainland Olympic athletes visiting Hong Kong and deputy director of the State Sports General Administration, said that during the delegation’s visit to Hong Kong, Hong Kong citizens enthusiastically called the athletes’ names on the street, waved their hands and took photos, and Hong Kong compatriots loved the mainland Olympic athletes. She was moved. She thanked all walks of life in Hong Kong for their support to the Olympic athletes in the Mainland.

  Yang Ning stated that it is necessary to consolidate and develop sports exchanges and cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland in accordance with the principle of "one country, two systems", the provisions of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong", and promote the common development of sports.

Sports is only a platform and window. The exchanges and cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland in this field have achieved good results. Exchanges and cooperation in wider areas will help Hong Kong better integrate into the overall development of the country.

  The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam said that the delegation's visit to Hong Kong has injected great momentum into Hong Kong. In the future, Hong Kong will further deepen exchanges and cooperation with the Mainland. Everyone is opponents on the court, friends and family off the court.

  The delegation members came from 12 sports, a total of 29 athletes and 3 coaches, including men's 100-meter trapeze Su Bingtian, Tokyo Olympics table tennis men's singles and team competition champion Ma Long, etc.