This year’s Sports Expo — which will be at AsiaWorld-Expo from August 25-27 — will include a triathlon, a quick Chinese chess tournament, more than 100 stalls showcasing sporting goods, and live demonstrations among its attractions.

This will be the 11th edition of the event, and visitors will get a chance to watch a variety of sports tournaments. There will be the Asian Youth Elite Fencing League in which fencers aged 8-14 years old will compete in four categories (Plastic, Foil, Epee and Sabre) on a first-come-first-served basis.

Sports Expo 2023 will host the Asian Youth Elite Fencing League (© Lucien Chan via Facebook)

Visitors can also participate in two board game competitions: The Hong Kong Chinese Chess Tournament Quick Tournament and the 2023 Carcassonne World Championship. Winner of the carcassonne competition will gain entry to the 2023 Carcassonne World Series in Germany.

There will also be team sports events, such as The Esports of Triathlon Championship, in which participants must row, bike, and run in teams of at least three people. The event is open to anyone aged 13 years old and over, and they will compete at either in Semi-Olympic Distance or Olympic Distance relays.

There will demonstrations of sports equipment that visitors can take part in (© Sports Expo Hong Kong via Facebook)

The other major team event is the Subaru Car Challenge, an endurance test in which teams must place the palms of their right hands on a specific spot on a car and keep them there over the course of the six-hour competition. Five winners will be chosen to represent Hong Kong in the final that will be held in Singapore in November.

Entry to Sports Expo 2023 is priced at HK$30 per person. The event will be at Halls 3 and 6 at AsiaWorld-Expo, and the opening hours are:

  • Friday, August 25: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 10am-7pm
  • Sunday, August 27: 10am-6pm
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For more information about Sports Expo 2023, visit the website.

Header image credits: Sports Expo Hong Kong via Facebook

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From the Middle East to the Far East and a couple of places in between, Anjali has lived in no fewer than seven cities in Asia, and has travelled extensively in the region. She worked as a lifestyle journalist in India before coming to Hong Kong, where her favourite thing to do is island-hopping with her daughter. You can check out her musings on motherhood, courtesy her Instagram profile.

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