Hong Kong leader John Lee to attend opening of Asian Games in Hangzhou as city fields nearly 1,000-strong group, its largest-ever for event
Games will be live-streamed at centres citywide under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department between September 24 and October 8Lee voices confidence athletes will ‘show their strength so that they can bring glory to Hong Kong’Hong Kong sportsHarvey KongPublished: 2:21pm, 19 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP
Hong Kong leader John Lee Ka-chiu will attend the opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Saturday, with the Leisure and Cultural Services Department live-streaming all events at 36 sports venues.
Lee, who will depart the city on Friday, said he would also head to the athletes’ village and sporting events to cheer for competitors from the city.
The Hong Kong delegation in Hangzhou will hold a welcome and flag-raising ceremony in the village on Friday afternoon, officials said.
“I believe Hong Kong athletes will do their best in the Hangzhou games and show their strength so that they can bring glory to Hong Kong,” he said.