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News & Events > News & Events > The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre participated @ the Hong Kong Marathon Expo 2010
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre participated @ the Hong Kong Marathon Expo 2010

Date: 20 Feb 2010

Jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), with a generous donation of HK$88.72 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre participated in the Hong Kong Marathon Expo 2010 at the weekend of 20 and 21 February at the Central Lawn of Victoria Park. The Expo attracted thousands of runners and their families came.

The Centre invited Ms Olga Chew, Charities Manager of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mr. Benjamin Hung, Executive Director and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, Prof. Timothy W. Tong, President of PolyU and Prof. Jack Cheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, as well as famous Kenyan runner Mr. Henry Wanyoike and his running partner Mr. Joseph Kibunja to officiate the kick-off ceremony of the exhibition booth on 20 February.

The Sports Vision Unit of the School of Optometry, as one of the fourteen units of the Centre, participated in this booth event and provided the eye protection tips to the participants. For more details, please refer to the press release.