Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association announced the cancellation of a traditional swimming event due to social conditions

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 Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association announced the cancellation of a traditional swimming event due to social conditions


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(Hong Kong, October 11, 2019) The Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKAA) announced that, in view of recent social conditions and various uncertainties, the Conference, after careful consideration, decided to cancel the New World Victoria Swimming 2019 scheduled for Sunday, October 27. All affected participants will be refunded their application fee, administrative fee and participation fee. This years finalists will also receive a half-price discount for registration fee if they want to participate in the Victoria Harbour Swimming next year.

In response to the cancellation of the event, the following arrangements will be made for swimmers who have been confirmed to be eligible:

u00b7 All swimmers will receive full refunds of the paid registration fee (HK$300), administrative fee (HK$20) and water test fee (HK$100) by November 15 this year.

u00b7 All swimmers in the Youyou Group will be eligible to participate in the Victoria Harbour Swimming next year.

u00b7 All swimmers in the Youyou and Competition Groups will enjoy a half-price discount on the entry fee and be exempted from paying for the water test and administrative fees if they participate in the Victoria Harbour Swimming next year.

u00b7 Swimmers who have not taken their bags can still go to the Kowloon Park swimming pool to collect their bags from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 12 and 13 (Saturdays and Sundays) for commemoration. The playersbags contain exquisite gifts such as trial packs and coupons provided by various sponsors. Wang Minchao, president of Swimming Association, said: Swimming Association is very grateful to all the sponsors and support organizations, as well as the local and international swimmers for their active support of this event. Swimming always apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the cancellation of this event and expects all swimmers to continue to actively participate in the Uygur Hong Kong Swimming and support local sports activities in the coming year. If you have any questions about the arrangement or refund details, please call 2572 8594 at office hours (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) or email to [email protected] for enquiries. Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association: Netease Sports Editor: Luting_NS5242

u00b7 Swimmers who have not taken their bags can still go to the Kowloon Park swimming pool to collect their bags from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 12 and 13 (Saturdays and Sundays) for commemoration. The playersbags contain exquisite gifts such as trial packs and coupons provided by various sponsors.

Wang Minchao, president of Swimming Association, said: Swimming Association is very grateful to all the sponsors and support organizations, as well as the local and international swimmers for their active support of this event. Swimming always apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the cancellation of this event and expects all swimmers to continue to actively participate in the Uygur Hong Kong Swimming and support local sports activities in the coming year.

If you have any questions about the arrangement or refund details, please call 2572 8594 at office hours (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) or email to [email protected] for enquiries.

Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association