4 Big News Updates From Hong Kong

28 Dec 2019 11:36 | Anonymous

During December, the organizers of Gay Games 11, Hong Kong 2022 announced four news updates.


1) FIRST EVER HONG KONG PRIDE RUN A SUCCESS

Pride Run Hong Kong 2019 held on 1 December, was a resounding and sold out success! This is the first time that a Pride Run or Rainbow Run has been held in Hong Kong. With 450 registrations representing 27 countries, beautiful weather, and an excited crowd, a good time was enjoyed by all! Plans call for this to become an annual event leading up to Gay Games 11 in 2022.

  

Congratulations to our friends in Hong Kong!

To read more about this event, CLICK HERE.

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2) CHRISTOF WITTIG APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING

On 11 December, the appointment of Christof Wittig was announced as Director Fundraising for Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022. Christof joins with significant experience in the LGBTQ+ community.  He currently serves as CEO and Founder of Hornet, a gay social network established in 2011 with over 25 million diverse users worldwide. Christof has been at the lead of several digital startups.  Christof also serves as the President of the LGBT Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to deliver equality for, and advance the cause of, the LGBT community across the world.


To read more about this appointment, CLICK HERE.

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3) SABRINA YANG APPOINTED AS CO-CHAIR OF GAY GAMES 11 HONG KONG 2022

On 26 December, the appointment of Sabrina Yang was announced as co-chair of the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 team, alongside Dennis Philipse.

Sabrina joined the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 management team in September 2018 as Director of Sports. She has been successfully building and leading the sports team working together with NSAs (national sports associations) as well as International LGBT+ sports organisations to organise the 36 sports events in Hong Kong. Sabrina will continue her role as Director of Sports and will now assume in addition the role of co-chair of the team, leading the team to organise the Gay Games in November 2022.


To read more about this appointment, CLICK HERE.

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4) EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH 4 HONG KONG SPORTS LEADERS

To learn the very latest on the LGBTQI sports scene in Hong Kong, check out this exclusive interview with four key members of the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 team. This interview was published in COMPETE Magazine on 27 December. Read it HERE.

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