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Memory lane: Visits of mainland's Olympic delegations to HK | Updated: 2021-12-01 08:52
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A 29-strong delegation of Tokyo Olympic medalists from the Chinese mainland will visit Hong Kong from Dec 3 to 5, making a hotspot for Hong Kong people who have witnessed their own delegation's historic finish of one gold, two silvers and three bronzes at the same Olympics.

Chinese mainland has sent a delegation of Olympic medalists to Hong Kong for sport and people-to-people exchanges after each of the Summer Olympics since the return of the special administrative region in 1997. Let's take a look at each of the visits and who were on them.

Liu Xuan waves after her gold medal winning performance in the women's balance beam at the Olympic Games in Sydney, September 25, 2000. [Photo/IC]

The Olympic delegation of Chinese mainland made its first visit to Hong Kong in November 2000 after the Sydney Olympic Games. Women's balance beam champion Liu Xuan, men's parallel bars champion Li Xiaopeng and men's table tennis singles champion Kong Linghui and women's champion Wang Nan were among the 25 gold medalists on the visiting team.

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