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Hong Kong star Andy Lau in Incheon for Asian Para Games

The actor and singer attended the Opening Ceremony and has handed out numerous medals at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games. 21 Oct 2014
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Man in dark suit stands between some athletes on the podium

Actor and singer Andy Lau handed out medals during some medal ceremonies at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games

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By IPC

"I would like to give a big hand to all players who have been training very hard day after day for the Games.

Andy Lau, a famous actor and singer from Hong Kong and vice president of the National Paralympic Committee, is making a five-day visit to Incheon, South Korea, to promote the Asian Para Games which run until 24 October.

The 54-year-old arrived on the opening day (18 October) of the Asian Para Games, and will undertake various promotional duties to spread the spirit of the event.

Athletes from 41 countries are in Incheon, competing across 23 sports.

Speaking to the Korean Times, Lau said: "I would like to give a big hand to all players who have been training very hard day after day for the Games.

"I am sure all of you will do your best and show true sportsmanship in competition."

Lau participated in the Opening Ceremony and has handed out medals during many ceremonies so far.

He is one of the most successful film actors in Asia, and has many fans across the region, including South Korea – where he achieved huge popularity in the 1980s and 1990s.

Lau has also been an ardent supporter of the Paralympic Movement since 2000.