Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-host the ‘Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy – Ping-Pong Carnival’ Hong Kong’s elite table tennis team meets with the local community to celebrate the support of 30 Bank years in Hong Kong table tennis (October 30, 2021)


October 30, 2021

Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-organizer of the Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy – Ping Pong Carnival

HK’s elite table tennis team partners with local community to

Celebrate the Bank’s 30-year support for table tennis in Hong Kong

Hang Seng Bank (“Hang Seng”) today joined its long-standing community partner, the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association (“HKTTA”), to host “Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy – Ping-Pong Carnival “in Olympian City. As part of the celebration of the Bank’s 30 years of support for the development of table tennis in Hong Kong, the two-day community event (October 30/31) offers the public to revisit the best moments of Hong Kong table tennis and experience the fun and excitement of engaging in sport.

In addition to nurturing Hong Kong’s athletic talent, Hang Seng’s strong commitment to table tennis reflects his desire to help young people set personal goals and develop valuable life skills such as persistence in life. engaging in sport. Through training programs and other activities, participants build their self-confidence and learn to face and overcome challenges in a positive way.

This has been a successful year for the Hong Kong table tennis team. This group of locally born and raised world class athletes scored big points at the Olympics to record Hong Kong’s best performance at an international level. The fact that most of the team are graduates from Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy is a testament to Hang Seng and HKTTA’s commitment and success in training young players and promoting tennis development. of table.

Mr. Tony Yue, President of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association, said: “The Hong Kong Table Tennis Association and the Hang Seng Bank have established a long term30-year partnership. Hong Kong has produced many outstanding athletes thanks to the support of Hang Seng. The hard work of our coaches, athletes and staff has been made easier and we have achieved great results in world classcompetitions thanks to this collective effort. HKTTA will continue to nurture more young athletes and raise the standards of table tennis in Hong Kong. “

Ms. Wendy Yuen, Retail Distribution Manager, Hang Seng Bank, said: “Hang Seng nurtures the youth of Hong Kong through a variety of programs which aim to improve skills and knowledge and instill a ‘sportsmanship’ of perseverance in the face of challenges. We have supported the development of tennis in table partnered with HKTTA for 30 years with successful results including the recent Olympic triumph in Hong Kong.In the future, we will continue to support local community and youth development and help build a sustainable green society.

The members of the Hong Kong table tennis team who participated in the event today are Doo Hoi Kem, Minnie Soo Wai Yam, Lee Ho Ching, Wong Chun Ting, Lam Siu Hang and Ho Kwan Kit,

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Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-host the Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy

as well as coaches Li Ching and Ko Lai Chak. Team representatives interacted with the audience and shared their personal thoughts and competition experiences. One of the highlights of the Carnival was the friendly match between members of the Hong Kong team and their coaches. A key match featured the former ‘ping pong duo’ and current Hong Kong team coaches Li Ching and Ko Lai Chak, who played against members of the Hong Kong Doo team and Wong. In another match, team players Soo and Lee faced off against men team players Lam and Ho. Even though it was friendlies, the competitive spirit and the game were very exciting and intense, with players encouraged by the cheering support and chanting from the audience.

‘Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy – Ping-Pong Carnival’ runs until 6:00 p.m. on October 31, 2021 (Sunday) in Olympian City. In addition to the “Ensemble 30” exhibit, there are also a number of interactive games and exhibits for the public.

30th anniversary film premiere and exhibition “Together 30”

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the collaboration between Hang Seng and HKTTA, as well as the 20th anniversary of the founding of HSTTA. To celebrate these milestones, a special anniversary film is previewed and screened at the Carnival. Starring many faces of local table tennis past and present, the film offers viewers the opportunity to recall some of the best moments in the development of table tennis in Hong Kong.

The “Ensemble 30” exhibit features valuable historical artifacts related to Hong Kong table tennis, including publications, trophies, photos and personal items kindly provided for display by athletes.

Exciting games for everyone

Carnival offers a variety of table tennis-related activities, including virtual reality ping-pong challenges and other exciting games, as well as table tennis-themed craft workshops. There are also life-size standing people from members of the Hong Kong table tennis team who provide the opportunity for individuals to pose and take photos with their sporting heroes.

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Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-host the Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy

Photo caption

1. Ms. Wendy Yuen (2sd left, last row), Retail Distribution Manager, Hang Seng Bank; Ms. Wendy Ho (2sd right, back row), Head of Corporate Banking, Hang Seng Bank; Mr. Tony Yue (middle, last row), President of the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association with members and coaches of the Hong Kong table tennis team to join in the photo shoot of group

2. Hong Kong team members (left to right) Wong Chun Ting, Lam Siu Hang, Ho Kwan Kit and Ng Pak Nam share their thoughts on competing at a world-class level

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Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-host the Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy

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    3. Hong Kong team members (left to right) Minnie Soo Wai Yam, Lee Ho Ching and Doo Hoi Kem share their thoughts on world class competition

4. Hong Kong team coaches (from right) Li Ching and Ko Lai Chak share their thoughts on educating elite athletes

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Hang Seng and the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association co-host the Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy

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    5. Ms. Wendy Ho, Head of Corporate Banking, Hang Seng Bank joins forces with Hong Kong team member Wong Chun Ting to play ping pong

6. Friendly Match – Hong Kong team coaches Li Ching and Ko Lai Chak play against Hong Kong team members Doo Hoi Kem and Wong Chun Ting

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