New World Harbour Race 2016

19-10-2016

(Hong Kong, 19 October 2016) The organiser of the New World Harbour Race 2016, Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKASA), and the title sponsor, New World Development Company Limited, wish to express their sincere condolences to the family of a second Leisure Group swimmer, who passed away in spite of attempts to resuscitate her in intensive care. HKASA and New World Development Company Limited have been in contact with the two families, and will provide them both with financial assistance and support. New World Development plans to set up an education fund for the two young children, provided through the New World Group Charity Foundation.

Statement

(Hong Kong, 16 October 2016) The organiser of the New World Harbour Race 2016, Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKASA), and the title sponsor, New World Development Company Limited, wish to express their deepest sorrow following today’s tragic accident, when a Leisure Group swimmer in today’s event got into difficulties. The swimmer was rescued but attempts to resuscitate him failed and he subsequently passed away. HKASA and New World Development offer their sincere condolences to the bereaved family.