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RIOU alumni YUEN Ka Keung, judge for the Artistic Gymnastics, shared his plans for European Games in Minsk and Olympic Games in Tokyo

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Our alumni YUEN Ka Keung (袁家強) was a judge for the Artistic Gymnastics at three consecutive summer Olympic Games (London 2012, Nanjing 2014 (Youth Olympic) and Rio 2016) and two Asian Games (Guangzhou 2010 and Incheon 2014). This month he has represented Hong Kong in the “FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup, AGF Trophy 2019”, which is held in Baku (Azerbaijan) and it’s one of the Tokyo Olympic Games' qualification competitions. During the Baku World Cup, he officiated as the Artistic Gymnastics Judge to keep the fair play in the International Gymnastics family and Olympic movement.

YUEN Ka Keung said: “I am very glad to take part in this event in Baku, which was the hosting city of the first European Games 2015. In Baku, you can feel that Azerbaijan is a multi-cultural country with a very friendly and welcome atmosphere. It remembers me my master’s degrees study in RIOU where I had explored my horizons in the international sports affairs and strengthen my professional knowledge to contribute the sport development in Asia and worldwide.” After the Baku World Cup in Mr. YUEN’s working plans are the major international sport and cultural events such as the Second European Games in Minsk (Belarus), the 19th WorldSkills competition in Kazan (Russia) and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Japan).

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