Cast your note NOW to support Jacqueline Siu for Cathay Pacific 2018 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards (20 January – 14 February 2019, Sunday to Thursday)!
Organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, subvented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, with the Title Sponsor, Cathay Pacific, the Public Voting Announcement Press Conference of “Cathay Pacific 2018 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards” was held yesterday at D‧Park, Tsuen Wan to announce the public voting details. This Award aims to recognize the outstanding performance of Hong Kong athletes in 2018 and to create role models for youth in the community.
Upon the nomination deadline on 28 December 2018 (Friday), the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation has nominated three Hong Kong riders to the awards as below:
Nomination of Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards: (Eight winners, each receive HK$36,000 and a trophy)
No. 09: Jacqueline Siu – Individual Dressage Gold medalist at the 18th Jakarta Asian Games 2018, Individual Dressage Silver Medalist at the 13th National Games
Nomination of Hong Kong Most Promising Sports Stars Awards: (Four Winners, each receive HK$10,000 and a trophy)
Clarissa Lyra – best performed Hong Kong rider in an Asian Games Individual Jumping Final; Individual Jumping Bronze Medalist at the 13th National Games
Nomination of Hong Kong Sportsmanship Sports Stars Award: (One winner to receive HK$20,000 and a trophy)
Edgar Fung – Hong Kong representative at the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, 2nd place at CSIJ Hong Kong 2018
In terms of public voting, the reference number for Jacqueline Siu is 09 for the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards. All nominees of this award will be voted by Judging Panel (Voting Percentage: 60%), local sports editors/reporters (Voting Percentage: 20%) and public (Voting Percentage: 20%). Participants can vote for at least one award category and maximum four awards categories. Besides, nominations of Clarissa Lyra to the Hong Kong Most Promising Sports Stars Awards and Edgar Fung to the Hong Kong Sportsmanship Sports Stars Award are not open for public voting. All nominees of these two award categories will be deliberated, selected or voted by the Judging Panel only. Edgar Fung attended the Public Voting Announcement Press Conference of the award to meet the public.
Hong Kong citizens with Hong Kong Identity Cards are eligible to vote for their favourite athletes/teams (each person can only vote once) at Cathay Pacific 2018 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards official website http://sportstar2018.hkolympic.org/en/public-voting/public-voting-details/ from 20 January 2019 to 14 February 2019 (Sunday – Thursday). Each successful voter will automatically enter into a lucky draw and have a chance to win prizes valued over HK$120,000, sponsored by Cathay Pacific, FILA and Fitness First. Results of the lucky draw will be posted on Sing Tao Daily, The Standard and the Awards’ official website on 2 April 2019 (Tuesday).
Results of the Awards will be announced at the Awards Presentation Ceremony to be held on 26 March 2019 (Tuesday) at the Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Please take your immediate action now and cast your vote on Jacqueline Siu (No. 09) for Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards!
Hong Kong Equestrian Federation