A press conference has just been held in Hong Kong ahead of the 2015 Boccia Asia and Oceania Boccia Team and Pairs Championships at the Hong Kong Sports Institute. The venue is also the training venue for the hosts and delegates attending the conference had the opportunity to meet the Hong Kong Boccia Squad and to were able to announce the organization of the Championships by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (HKPC&SAPD).
The following guests attended the Press Conference:
- Dr. James Lam (Chairman, HKPC&SAPD)
- Mr. David Hadfield (President, BISFed)
- Mr. Kelvin Leung (Chief Leisure Manager (Sports Funding), Leisure and Culture Services Department)
- Dr. Trisha Leahy (Chief Executive, Hong Kong Sports Institute)
- Mr. Martin Lam (Chairman, Organizing Committee of BISFed Asia and Oceania Boccia Team and Pairs Championships 2015; Secretary General of BISFed)
At the Press Conference, BC4 athletes Leung Yuk Wing and Lau Wai Yan and BC3 athlete Ho Yuen Kei demonstrated some Boccia skills. Leung and Lau also paired up with the guests to play an end of boccia with some of the officials in attendance.
Attached photos featuring the friendly game (from left: Leung Yuk Wing, Lau Wai Yan, Dr. James Lam, David Hadfield).