Macau NOC President Mr Charles Lo (centre) with Bank of China Macau branch General Manager Mr Li Guang (left) and Deputy General Manager Mr Ip Sio Kai at Macau Tower on Wednesday.Noc News
Date : 08 Nov 2018
Macau, China, November 8, 2018: The President of the Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China, Mr Charles Lo, thanked the Bank of China for their support of elite athletes at a prize presentation banquet at Macau Tower on Wednesday, November 7.
The Bank of China Macau branch presented a cheque for 1.2 million MOP (150,000USD) to the sports community for the success of local athletes in competitions at various levels from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.
The prize fund covered 79 athletes from 12 sports, including the bronze medal in dance sport from the Olympic Council of Asia’s 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in September 2017.
“The sports community here in Macau really appreciates the generous support of the Bank of China Macau branch for our athletes,” said Mr Lo, who is also Chairman of the OCA Media Committee and a member of the OCA Executive Board.
“Not only is this prize money a fitting reward for the efforts and hard work of our Macau athletes, it also brings the sports community together on occasions such as these as we all share the same goal.”
The banquet was organised by the Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China, in collaboration with the Macau SAR Government’s Sports Bureau, led by the President Mr Pun Weng Kun. Bank of China Macau branch was the patron and the co-organiser was the Sports and Olympic Committee’s Youth Committee.
The Bank of China Macau branch was represented by the General Manager, Mr Li Guang, and the Deputy General Manager, Mr Ip Sio Kai.
The Chief Guest was Mr Edmund Ho Hau Wah, the former Chief Executive of the Macau SAR who is now Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
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