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Sports Bulletin Vol.2, 2012


I. Sporting Achievements (1 - 31 January, 2012)

II. Other News

Billiard sports team wins 2 medals at the World Ladies Billiards and Snooker Association - Southern Classic

The Hong Kong billiard sports team won a silver and a bronze medal at the World Ladies Billiards and Snooker Association - Southern Classic held on 25 - 28 January 2012 in Fareham, United Kingdom.

Athlete Event Medal
Ip Wan-in Individual Silver
Ng On-yee Individual Bronze
Right: Ip Wan-in

Table tennis athlete Doo Hoi-kem wins a silver medal at the ITTF Global Cadet Challenge

Table tennis athlete Doo Hoi-kem won a silver medal in the Cadet Girls' Singles event at the ITTF Global Cadet Challenge held on 14 - 22 January 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Table tennis team wins a bronze medal at the GAC Group ITTF World Tour, Hungarian Open

The Hong Kong table tennis team won a bronze medal in the Men's Doubles event at the GAC Group ITTF World Tour, Hungarian Open held on 17 - 21 January 2012 in Budapest, Hungary.

Athlete Event Medal
Jiang Tianyi, Leung Chu-yan Men's Doubles Bronze

Wheelchair fencing team wins 3 bronze medals at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup

The Hong Kong wheelchair fencing team won 3 bronze medals at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup held on 26 - 29 January 2012 in Malchow, Germany.

Athlete Event Medal
Fan Pui-shan Women's Foil Individual (Cat.A) Bronze
Chan Wing-kin Men's Foil Individual (Cat.A) Bronze
Chan Wing-kin Men's Sabre Individual (Cat.A) Bronze


  Second from right : Chan Wing-kin

(Photo provided by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled)

Windsurfing team wins 9 medals at the Pattaya City Asian Windsurfing Championships

The Hong Kong windsurfing team won 2 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals at the Pattaya City Asian Windsurfing Championships held on 21 - 29 January 2012 in Pattaya, Thailand.

Athlete Event Medal
Chau Kin-ching RS:X Youth Women Bronze
Cheng Chun-leung RS:X Youth Men Gold
Lee Chun-ting RS:X Youth Men Silver
Ma Yik-kau IMCO Class Bronze
Ng Wing-cheung Techno 293 Boys Silver
Kikabhoy Rafeek Techno 293 Boys Bronze
Chan Hei-man RS:X Women Silver
Chan Wai-kei RS:X Women Bronze
Leung Ho-tsun RS:X Men Gold


From left : Leung Ho-tsun, Chan Wai-kei

Elite results roundup (1 - 31 December, 2011)
  Name Event Position / No. Of Entries
India Open Grand Prix Gold Chan Tsz-ka Women's Singles 3rd/ 44
(20/12/2011, Lucknow, India)  
  Wong Wing-ki Men's Singles 3rd/ 92
Track Asia Cup Wu Lok-chun 1km Time Trial, Men Junior 2nd/ 7
(16/12/2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  Leung Chun-wing Points Race, Men Junior 1st/ 7
  Leung Bo-yee Sprint, Women Junior 1st/ 5
  Wu Lok-chun Sprint, Men Junior 2nd/ 7
  Lee Wai-sze 500m Time Trial, Women 1st/ 4
  Lee Wai-sze Keirin, Women 1st/ 11
  Meng Zhaojuan Omnium, Women 2nd/ 10
  Kwok Ho-ting Omnium, Men 1st/ 15
  Lee Wai-sze Sprint, Women 1st/ 8
  Lee Wai-sze Team Sprint, Women 1st/ 5
Crocodile Squash Challenge Cup  Chan Ho-ling Women's Singles 2nd/ 21
(13/12/2011, Hong Kong, China)  
K.L. Junior Open  Ma Tsz-hei Boys under 17 1st/ 30
(14/12/2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)  
Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
ITTF PTT Asian and Oceanic Regional Table Tennis Championships Choy Hing-lam Men's Singles TT6 3rd/ 9
(17/12/2011, Hong Kong, China)  
Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped
ITTF PTT Asian and Oceanic Regional Table Tennis Championships Yeung Chi-ka Women's Single TT11 1st/ 8
(17/12/2011, Hong Kong, China)

HKSI New Year Luncheon

To mark the onset of the Year of the Dragon, the HKSI Board of Directors hosted a New Year Luncheon on 10 February 2012 for over 100 guests from the National Sports Associations, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, the Government, as well as sponsors and partners. HKSI Chairman Dr Eric Li expressed his gratitude for the long-term support from the Government, the sporting community as well as and the commercial sector, and looked forward to a continual close relationship with all parties for the betterment of Hong Kong¡¦s sports development.

HKSI Chairman Dr Eric Li (middle), joined by members of the Board and Chief Executive, proposes a toast to the attending guests.

HKSI Vocational Training Day

Co-organised by the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) and the Rotary International District 3450, the Rotary Adopt-A-School Programme ¡§HKSI Vocational Training Day¡¨ was successfully held on 19 January 2012, aiming to encourage students gifted with sporting talents and students who are interested in pursuing sports-related career to join the elite sport community in the future. The event attracted about 200 students from Rotary Adopt-A-School Programme participating schools. Apart from an introduction of career paths and personal sharing by various staff members from the multi-disciplinary support team of HKSI and full time athletes, the youngsters were taken on a guided tour to HKSI facilities to gain a better understanding of elite athletes and their trainings.

Yu Chui-yee shares sporting spirit at Yahoo! Hong Kong

Wheelchair fencer Yu Chui-yee was invited to share her inspiring story of becoming a sporting champion at the Yahoo! Hong Kong annual event on 18 January 2012, where she encouraged over 200 participants to never give up and to keep a positive spirit in striving for a higher personal goal.

  Yu Chui-yee

New titles at the Sports Information Centre (SIC)
Fundamentals of athletic training
(SIC call no.: RC1210 .C36 2011)
This book is designed to lead readers from general foundations in human anatomy and physiology to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation. It categorises potential injuries in sections according to human anatomy. Now in its updated third edition, the book features a broad scope of knowledge related to the sports medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, nutrition as well as drug problem and much more. This essential reference comes with introductory concepts in athletic training, introduces readers to potential careers in the sports medicine field, from fitness instructor to athletic trainer and is best for students in sports studies.
Practical fitness testing: analysis in exercise and sport
(SIC call no.: GV436.6 .C68 2009)
This book is a reference guide which provides a wide range and variety of fitness tests to assess athletes' physical status along with their training progress. Written by two exercise professionals, tests are divided into two general categories on health and fitness that meet the capability framework identification under levels 3 and 4 of the National Occupational Standards in the areas on strength, aerobic capacity, flexibility, and agility etc. This book features detailed step-by-step pictures to demonstrate the testing procedures with informative charts and figures. There is an extensive reference list for further reading about the tests after each chapter. It serves as a comprehensive test guide to coaches and instructors across all levels of sports and events.