The male and female champions of the annual Bun Scrambling Competition were decided after an exciting contest held early this morning (May 7) at the soccer pitch of Pak Tai Temple Playground, Cheung Chau.
As the finale of the Cheung Chau Jiao Festival, the event has attracted more than 1 000 spectators to experience the stunning atmosphere of the competition.
After the Under Secretary for Home Affairs, Ms Florence Hui, kicked off the competition by hitting a gong, nine male and three female finalists immediately scrambled up the bun tower to snatch as many buns as they could in three-minute time to vie for the championships.
Apart from the fierce individual race, there was also an invitation relay in which four teams from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Macau respectively competed against local teams from Cheung Chau.
Results are as follows:
Individual contest Result
Championship: Mr Kwok Ka-ming 1 602 marks
First runner-up: Mr Chung Yuk-chuen 1 480 marks
Second runner-up: Mr Kwok Chun-yin 1 455 marks
Championship: Miss Wong Ka-yan 747 marks
Winner of "Full Pockets of Lucky Buns":
Mr Kwok Ka-ming (Number of buns grabbed: 149)
Invitation relay Result
Spirit Sports 3 minutes and 1 second
Cheung Chau Sai Wan Ma 3 minutes and 12 seconds
Sing Temple Management
Shenzhen Mountaineering 3 minutes and 22 seconds
and Outdoor Sports
Ends/Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Issued at HKT 01:46
The annual Bun Scrambling Competition was concluded early this morning (May 7). Picture shows the lion dance performance hold before the competition.
The Under Secretary for Home Affairs, Ms Florence Hui, beats a gong to kick start the competition.
Officiating guests pose with winners after the competition.
Mr Kwok Ka-ming becomes the male champion while Miss Wong Ka-yan tops the women's team.