Hong Kong NOC shares the joy of Asian Games host cities

Hong Kong NOC shares the joy of Asian Games host cities

Hong Kong, China, December 17, 2020: The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China has congratulated the two cities that will host the Asian Games in 2030 and 2034.

In a press release, the SF&OC said it shared the joy of the newly confirmed Asian Games host cities that were selected during the Olympic Council of Asia’s 39th General Assembly in Muscat, Oman on Wednesday, December 16.

The National Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China was represented by its President, Timothy Fok, Secretary General Ronnie Wong and Deputy Secretary General Wong Po Kee, who followed the proceedings via the Zoom video conference link.

In his position as OCA Vice President for East Asia, Timothy Fok submitted a report on the development and promotion of sport in the East Asia region, which contains Asia’s three sports super powers of China, Japan and Korea.

He also participated in the vote for the election of the host city of the 21st Asian Games in 2030. After counting the votes, OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced that Doha, Qatar, would host the 21st Asian Games in 2030 while Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, would be the host city for the 22nd Asian Games in 2034.

In addition, the General Assembly also listened to the progress reports of various upcoming Games, including the Sanya 6th Asian Beach Games, Shantou 3rd Asian Youth Games, Hangzhou 19th Asian Games and Thailand 6th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games presented by the respective organising committees.

“SF&OC is pleased to participate in the Assembly to receive updates of the various Games to be held in 2021 and share the joy of the awarded host cities,” said the statement.

“We will continue to work with the various Organising Committees to ensure that Hong Kong athletes have a smooth participation in these Games.”

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. December 16, 2020