HONG KONG SEVENS

INFOGRAPHIC: Hong Kong Sevens witnesses the 40 prosperous years of the city

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 28 March, 2015, 12:32pm
UPDATED : Monday, 30 March, 2015, 8:54pm
INFOGRAPHIC: Hong Kong Sevens witnesses the 40 prosperous years of the city

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In 1976 a handful of enthusiasts for a minority sport organised a competition at a local sports club. This graphic looks at how the Hong Kong Sevens has become an intrinsic part of our city’s history. Now an Olympic sport, both the tournament and the city are influential leaders on the international stage. Interlaced with each other’s fortunes, nothing exemplifies our city’s ‘can-do’ attitude better than 2003’s response to the Sars outbreak when the tournament forged ahead with good humour and without incident

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