Celebration Reception for IOC Honorary Member Mr. Timothy FOK GBS, JP on receiving the Olympic Order in Silver
In celebration of our President Mr. Timothy FOK being awarded the Olympic Order in Silver, an international recognition by International Olympic Committee, the Federation has specially organized a Cocktail Reception in the evening of 19 November 2018 at Artyzen Club, Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong. Sports Celebrities from local and overseas joined this happy occasion.
H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, OCA and ANOC President delivered an open address at the Reception. A video message from IOC President Dr. Thomas BACH was presented. In the capacity of IOC Vice President, Mr. YU Zaiqing presented the Olympic Order in Silver to Mr. Timothy FOK. Other prestigious honorable guests included the Hon. LAU Kong Wah, Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr. Wei Jizhong, OCA Honorary Life Vice President, Mr. YANG Jian, Deputy Director, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, and Mr. Zhao Jiankai, Deputy Commissioner, Office of Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Hong Kong SAR. Many other senior government Officials, guests from sports and entertainment sectors joined the Reception.
The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement by the International Olympic Committee. Mr. FOK was awarded Olympic Order in Silver, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in sport and dedication to the Olympic values during the 133rd IOC Session in Buenos Aires in October 2018.