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Sports Bulletin April 2006

Contents

I. Sporting Achievements

II. Other News



Cyclist Steven Wong wins at the 1st BMX Asian Championships

Hong Kong cyclist Steven Wong won a gold medal at the 1st BMX Asian Championships held on 12 May in Shanxi, China. Over 30 athletes from China, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong participated in the event. Steven also beat 18 competitors from 7 different provinces at the BMX National Championships held on the same day and won a gold medal.



Fencing team wins 10 medals at the 2006 Asian Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships

The Hong Kong junior fencing team achieved excellent results at the 2006 Asian Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships held on 24 V 30 April in Kuwait, winning 1 gold, 1 silver and 8 bronze medals.

Athlete

Event

Medal

Chan Yin-man, Lui Elizabethe,
Lau Hiu-man, Lau Hei-man
Junior Women's Sabre
Gold medal
Chan Yin-man
Junior Women's Sabre
Silver medal
Au Sin-ying, Ho Siu In
Cadet Women's Sabre
Bronze medal
Yeung Hiu-ching, Tang Yin-ni,
Chan Sin-yan, Ma Cheuk-kwan
Junior Women's Epee
Bronze medal
Ma Cheuk-kwan
Junior Women's Epee
Bronze medal
Yeung Hiu-kwan
Cadet Women's Epee
Bronze medal
Liu Yan-wai, Ma Hoi-ling,
Cheung Ho-king, Chin Hoi-in
Junior Women's Foil
Bronze medal
Liu Yan-wai
Cadet Women's Foil
Bronze medal
Leung Wing-fai
Junior Men's Foil
Bronze medal

 



Table Tennis team wins 2 medals at the World Team Table Tennis Championships

The Hong Kong table tennis team wins a silver medal in the women's team event and a bronze medal in the men's team event at the 2006 Liebherr World Team Table Tennis Championships held on 24 April V 1 May in Bremen, Germany.

Athlete Event Medal
Lau Sui-fei, Lin Ling, Tie Yana,
Yu Kwok-see, Zhang Rui
Women's Team
Silver medal
Cheung Yuk, Ko Lai-chak, Leung Chu-yan,
Li Ching, Tse Ka-chun
Men's Team
Bronze medal


Tennis athlete Chan Wing-yau wins a silver medal at the Asian Closed Junior Championships

Hong Kong tennis athlete Chan Wing-yau wins a silver medal in the girls' singles event at the Asian Closed Junior Championships held on 10-16 April in Seogwipo-si, Korea. This is the best ever achievement for Hong Kong tennis athletes in this event.


Boccia team (physical disability) wins 9 medals at the National Boccia Championships

The Hong Kong boccia team (physical disability) wins 4 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals (including individual, pairs and teams' events) at the National Boccia Championships held on 12-16 April in Chengdu, China.

Athlete
Event
Medal
Kwok Hoi-ying
BC2 - Individual
Gold medal
Leung Yuk-wing
BC4 V Individual
Gold medal
Tsang Ling-yan
Hui Hung-pan
BC3 V Double
Gold medal
Leung Yuk-wing
Ching Yu-hey Lau
Wai-yan
BC4 V Double
Gold medal
John Loung
BC2 - Individual
Silver medal
Tsang Ling-yan
BC3 V Individual
Silver medal
Ching Yu-hey
BC4 V Individual
Silver medal
Hui Hung-pan
BC3 V Individual
Bronze medal
Leung Mei-yee
Hu Siu-fan
Tse Mun-king
Kwok Hoi-ying
John Loung
BC1 and BC2 - Team
Bronze medal


X Elite results roundup (15 March V 14 April)

Name Event Position / No. of Entry
Badminton
Asian Badminton Championships 2006 Wang Chen Women's Singles 1st/ 60
(28/3/2006, Johor Bahru)
 
Squash
Texas Open 2006 Chiu Wing-yin Women's Individuals 5th/ 25
(4/4/2006, Houston)
 
Vassar College Class of 1932 Chiu Wing-yin Women's Individuals 5th/ 27
(8/4/2006, New York)
 
SPE - SAP
IPC Athletics World Indoor Games 2006 So Wa-wai Men's 60M (T35, 36) 1st/ 9
(22/3/2006, Bollnas)
 
2006 All China Boccia Championships Kwok Hoi-ying Singles BC2 1st/ 37
(10/4/2006, Chengdu) Loung John 2nd/ 37
 
Tse Mun-king Team BC1&2 3rd/ 15
Hu Siu-fan
Kwok Hoi-ying
Loung John
Leung Mei-yee
 
Leung Yuk-wing Singles BC4 1st/ 8
 
Tenpin Bowling
2006 Asian Bowling Tour - Malaysia Fung Suet-yee Women's Singles 1st/ 16
(26/3/2006, Kuala Lumpur)
 
9th Asian School Tenpin Bowling Championships Tsang Pak-kei Men's All Events 2nd/ 72
(7/4/2006, Bangkok)
Tsang Pak-kei Boy`s Master 1st/ 72
 
Kam Siu-lun Boy's Team 1st/ 18
Lin Ka-yat
Tsang Pak-kei
Tseng Tak-hin
 
Tennis
2006 Asian Closed Junior Tennis Championships, GB1 Chan Wing-yau Women's Singles 2nd/ 64
(10/4/2006, Seogwipo-si)
Chan Wing-yau Women's Doubles 3rd/ 22
Zhang Ling
 
Yang Yi 3rd/ 22
Yang Zi  
 
Triathlon
2006 Mekong River International Multisport ITU/ASTC Asian Cup Hsieh Chun-shing Olympic Distance - Male U/23 2nd/ 8
(2/4/2006, Mukdahan)
Lau Ching-yin   1st/ 8
 
Windsurfing
12th Asian Sailing Championships Chan Wai-kei IMCO Women 1st/ 6
(25/3/2006, Doha)
Chan King-yin IMCO Men (Light) 1st/ 13
Cheng Kwok-fai 2nd/ 13
 
Ho Chi-ho IMCO Men (Heavy) 1st/ 10

 



State Sport General Administration of China delegation visits HKSI

Accompanied by a representative of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR, a three-member delegation led by Jiang Zhixue, Director General, Science and Education Department, General Administration of Sport of China visited the HKSI on 12 May.

The delegation exchanged views with the HKSI management on elite training and coach education. They toured the HKSI, including the sports science laboratories, the athletes' hostel and the elite sports training facilities.



Home Affairs Bureau representatives visit HKSI

Agnes Allcock JP, Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs, and Janet Wong, Principal Assistant Secretary (Recreation and Sport) paid a visit to the HKSI on 10 May. They toured the HKSI and met with the HKSI senior management to gain a better understanding of the operations of the Institute.

Middle: Agnes Allcock JP
Second from left: Janet Wong


Fujian Normal University delegation visits HKSI

A four-member delegation of the University paid a visit to the HKSI on 27 April. They toured the HKSI and exchanged views with the HKSI management in the area of elite training and support.

New Reference at the Sports Information Centre (SIC)

Runner's world performance nutrition for runners: how to fuel your body for stronger workouts, faster recovery, and your best race times ever

Written by Matt Fitzgerald and published by Rodale in 2006, this book is a comprehensive guide for runners to enhancing performance based on nutritional principles. It shows how nutrition can help runners to stay healthy, recover faster, enjoy better workouts and race successfully. It also contains tips on optimising body composition and minimising running-related muscle damage. This book is useful to runners and their coaches.

Technical Tennis: Racquets, strings, balls, courts, spin, and bounce

Written by Rod Cross and Crawford Lindsey and published by Racquet Tech Publishing in 2005, this book introduces how racquets, strings, balls, and court interact with each other and with players. It helps readers understand the basics to avoid common pitfalls and raise the level of the game. It contains detailed information with graphs, charts, diagrams and formula. Players who are interested in technical and scientific aspects of tennis will find it useful.