16 September 2001
KCRC fully supports the Hong Kong Delegation to the Ninth National Games
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) fully supports the Hong Kong Delegation to attend the Ninth National Games to be held in Guangzhou.
KCRC and the Leisure & Cultural Services Department jointly organised a ceremony to mark the arrival and handover of the Sacred Fire Bowl of the Ninth National Games at KCR East Rail Hung Hom Station today. The officiating guests were Mr Y T Li, Director of KCR East Rail and Mr Paul Leung, Director of Leisure & Cultural Services Department.
Mr Y T Li, Director of KCR East Rail said," KCRC, with its through train, has accomplished the mission of transporting the Sacred Fire Bowl of the Ninth National Games from Beijing to Hong Kong. We, being a proactive member in the local community, are much honoured to be involved in the Ninth National Games. Apart from transporting the Sacred Fire Bowl, we have sponsored the Hong Kong Delegation with Ktt through train tickets to join the game in Guangzhou."
To show our support to the participation of the Hong Kong Delegation in the Ninth National Games, Mr Y T Li, Director of KCR East Rail and several Hong Kong athletes have led a torch run from KCR Hung Hom Station to the Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The torch run was also joined by the KCRC athletic team.