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2013 / NO.1
2013 / NO.1
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Basketball Exchange

Organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government and co-organized by the Sport Bureau of Guangdong Province and the Sport Development Board of the Macao SAR Government, the “6th Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Basketball Exchange” was held in Hong Kong on the 2nd and 3rd February. Under the framework of the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Sports Development and Cooperation Agreement”, this activity aims to further strengthen sports exchange between the three regions, foster talented reserves for all three regions and provide young athletes with more opportunities to participate in competitions. The loud cheering from the athletes’ parents and the audience created a lively atmosphere for the competition.

The competition was divided into men and women divisions, adopting a single round-robin format. After the two-day intense rivalry, both divisions of the Guangdong team were crowned champion, Hong Kong men’s and women’s teams were awarded the first runner-up while Macao men’s and women’s were the second runner-up.

After the competition, the organizer awarded medals and trophies to the winning teams. There were attending officials from the three regions including Mr. José Tavares, the Vice President of the Macao Sport Development Board, Ms. Rebecca Lou, Chief Leisure Manager (Major Events) of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government, and Mr. Zheng Junhui, Deputy Director of the Science Education and Exchange Department of the Sports Bureau of Guangdong Province.