The Force Swimming Gala took place at Tung Chung Swimming Pool on September 7, with over 400 swimmers competing in 45 events and Police Constable (PC) Lo Wai-man smashing the record in the Men's 50-metre Backstroke.
Following intense competition, the Police College was the grand winner of the day by bagging the Men's and Women's Overall Formation Champion Trophies and the Best Supported Formation Trophy. Marine Outer Waters District showed strong support to its swimmers and won the Best Cheerleader Formation title.
PC Pang Hin-sing captured the Men's Overall Individual Champion while Inspector Lam Suet emerged as the Women's Overall Individual Champion for the third consecutive year.
Meanwhile, the Police Swimming Club (PSC) for the first time ran a relay race for mentees of the Police. Mentorship Programme, who were students from four universities, to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Chairman of the PSC Mr Ho Ka-fei thanked all the participants for supporting the gala, and hoped they would continue to excel themselves in swimming events next year.
Earlier on August 19, some 500 Force members and their family members took part in the Water Carnival held by the PSC at the Police Sports and Recreation Club. Apart from water sports games, the carnival also featured age group competitions as well as family fun games and group contests for children and their parents. The PSC thanked Marine Police Octans Volunteers Team for their support in the carnival, and was pleased with the positive feedback from the participants.