Cast your vote to support Jacqueline Siu and Nathaniel Chan for Samsung 2017 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards! (20/1-14/2/2018)

2018/01/23

Dear members,

The Public Voting Announcement Press Conference for the “Samsung Sports Star Awards” organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (Federation), sub-vented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and fully supported by Samsung Electronics H.K. Company, Limited for the fifth consecutive year, was held last Saturday on 20th January, 2018 at Olympian City to announce the public voting details.

Upon the nomination deadline on 22nd December, 2018 (Friday), Hong Kong Equestrian Federation has nominated three Hong Kong riders to the Awards showed below:

Nomination of Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards:

(Eight winners, each receive HK$36,000 and a trophy)
No. 07: Jacqueline Siu - Individual Dressage Silver Medalist at the 13th National Games

Nomination of Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Awards

(Six Winners, each receive HK$12,000 and a trophy)
No. 41: Nathaniel Chan - Individual Jumping Gold Medalist at the 2nd Asian Equestrian Federation Junior Jumping Championship 2017 Hong Kong

Nomination of Hong Kong Most Promising Sports Stars Awards:

(Four Winners, each receive HK$10,000 and a trophy)
Clarissa Lyra - Individual Jumping Bronze Medalist at the 13th National Games

For the public voting, the reference number for Jacqueline Siu is 07 for the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards while that of Nathaniel Chan is 41 for the Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Awards. All nominees will be voted by Judging Panel (Voting Percentage: 60%), local sports editors/reporters (Voting percentage: 20%) and public (Voting percentage: 20%). Each participant will only be able to vote once. Participants can vote for at least one award category and maximum four awards categories. Nomination for Clarissa Lyra, the Hong Kong Most Promising Sports Stars Awards, is not opened for public voting and all nominees will be voted by the Judging Panel only. Nathaniel Chan attended the Press Conference to meet and appeal the public to cast their votes to him.

Members of the public with Hong Kong Identity Card are eligible to vote for their favourite athletes/teams (each person can only vote once) at Samsung 2017 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards official website http://sportstar2017.hkolympic.org/en/public-voting/public-voting-details/ from 20 January 2018 to 14 February 2018 (Saturday – Wednesday). Each successful voter will automatically enter into a lucky draw and have a chance to win one of the prizes total valued over HK$70,000 sponsored by Samsung Electronics H.K. Company, Limited and Fitness First (Hong Kong) Limited. Results of the lucky draw will be posted on Ming Pao, The Standard and the Awards’ official website on 4 April 2018.

The Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held on 27th March, 2018 (Tuesday) at the Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where the winners would receive their awards in the presence of Government officials, dignitaries of the community and the member associations of the Federation.

Let’s cast your vote to support Jacqueline Siu (No.:07) and Nathaniel Chan (No.:41)!

Best regards,

Hong Kong Equestrian Federation

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