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Sports Bulletin Aug 2007

Contents

I. Sporting Achievements

II. Other News



Bodybuilding athlete Chan Yun-to wins a gold medal at the Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships

Hong Kong bodybuilding athlete Chan Yun-to won a gold medal in the Mens Bodybuilding Welter Weight 75 kg event at the Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships held on 28 August - 3 September in Shanghai, China.



Cycling team wins 2 medals at the 27th Asian Cycling Championships

The Hong Kong cycling team won a silver and a bronze medal at the 27th Asian Cycling Championships held on 2 V 11 September in Bangkok, Thailand.

Athlete Event Medal
Wong Wan-yiu Elite Women's 24km Points Race Silver medal
Chan Chun-hing Elite Men's 196km Individual Road Race Bronze medal


Equestrian athlete Chang Ren-hui wins the Malaysian Open World Cup


(Photo provided by the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation)

Hong Kong equestrian athlete Chang Ren-hui won Hong Kongs first World Cup victory at the Malaysian Open held on 9-12 August in Selangor, Malaysia.


Fencing team wins 4 bronze medals at the Asian Fencing Championships

The Hong Kong fencing team won 4 bronze medals at the Asian Fencing Championships held on 22 - 27 August in Nantong, China.

Athlete Event Medal
Cheng Yuk-han, Hui Pik-hung
Lui Sabrina, Yeung Chui-ling
Women's Epee Team Bronze medal
Au Sin-ying, Au Yeung Wai-sum
Chow Tsz-ki, Lau Hei-man
Women's Sabre Team Bronze medal
Lau Kwok-kin Men's Foil Individual Bronze medal
Lau Kwok-kin, Cheung Siu-lun
Chu Wing-hong, Ngan Kwoon-yat
Men's Foil Team Bronze medal
From left: Yeung Chui-ling, Cheng Yuk-han, Lui Sabrina, Hui Pik-hung From left: Ngan Kwoon-Yat, Lau Kwok-kin, Chu Wing-hong, Cheung Siu-lun


Karatedo athlete Chan Ka-man wins a bronze medal at the AKF Senior Karatedo Championship

Hong Kong karatedo athlete Chan Ka-man won a bronze medal in the Womens Individual Kumite Below 60kg event of the AKF Senior Karatedo Championship held on 24 August in Malaysia.

 


(Photo provided by The Karatedo Federation of Hong Kong, China)


Squash player Chiu Wing-yin wins a gold medal at the NSC Tour 10 No. 1

Squash player Chiu Wing-yin won a gold medal in the Womens Singles at the NSC Tour 10 No. 1 held on 5-10 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



Squash team wins 4 medals at the Crocodile Squash Challenge Cup


Back row second left: Wong Wai-hang
Front row from second left: Chiu Wing-yin, Lau Siu-wai, Mak Pui-hin

The Hong Kong squash team won 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medal at the Crocodile Squash Challenge Cup held on 12-16 September in Hong Kong.

Athlete Event Medal
Chiu Wing-yin Women's Singles Gold medal
Mak Pui-hin Women's Singles Bronze medal
Lau Siu-wai Men's Singles Silver medal
Wong Wai-hang Men's Singles Bronze medal

 



Swimming team wins 55 medals at the 5th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships

The Hong Kong swimming team won 18 gold, 15 silver and 22 bronze medals at the 5th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships held on 26-30 August in Jakarta, Indonesia.



Swimming team (HKSAM) wins 17 medals and sets 9 new HK records at the 5th INAS-FID World Swimming Championships


 

 

The Hong Kong swimming team (HKSAM) won 5 gold, 8 silver and 4 bronze medals; and set 9 new Hong Kong records at the 5th INAS-FID World Swimming Championships held on 21 V 24 August in Ghent, Belgium.

Athlete Event Medal
(*new Hong Kong record set)
Chow Yuen-ying Women's 100m Freestyle Silver medal*
Chow Yuen-ying Women's 200m Freestyle Bronze medal*
Chow Yuen-ying Women's 800m Freestyle Bronze medal*
Leung Shu-hang Women's 200m Backstroke Bronze medal
Leung Shu-hang Women's 100m Breaststroke Gold medal
Leung Shu-hang Women's 200m Breaststroke Gold medal
Leung Shu-hang Women's 200m Individual Medley Gold medal
Tang Suk-man Women's 50m Backstroke Silver medal
Chow Yuen-ying,
Leung Shu-hang,
Tang Chui-fan,
Tang Suk-man
Women's 4x50m Freestyle Relay Silver medal
Chow Yuen-ying,
Leung Shu-hang,
Tang Chui-fan,
Tang Suk-man
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Silver medal
Chow Yuen-ying,
Leung Shu-hang,
Tang Chui-fan,
Tang Suk-man
Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Silver medal*
Chow Yuen-ying,
Leung Shu-hang,
Tang Chui-fan,
Tang Suk-man
Women's 4x50m Medley Relay Gold medal*
Chow Yuen-ying,
Leung Shu-hang,
Tang Chui-fan,
Tang Suk-man
Women's 4x100m Medley Relay Silver medal*
Tan Kai-hung Men's 50m Butterfly Gold medal*
Tan Kai-hung Men's 100m Butterfly Silver medal*
Lee Tsun-sang,
Tan Kai-hung,
Wong Ka-chung,
Yeung Chi-sum
Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Silver medal
Lee Tsun-sang,
Tan Kai-hung,
Wong Ka-chung,
Yeung Chi-sum
Men's 4x100m Medley Relay Bronze medal*

 



Table tennis team wins 2 bronze medals at the ITTF Pro Tour Panasonic China Open

The Hong Kong table tennis team won 2 bronze medals at the ITTF Pro Tour Panasonic China Open held on 29 August - 2 September in Shenzhen, China.

Athlete

Event

Medal

Cheung Yuk, Li Ching

Men's doubles

Bronze medal

Ko Lai-chak, Tang Peng

Men's doubles

Bronze medal

 



Tenpin bowler Chan Shuk-han wins a bronze medal at the 5th Indonesia International Open Bowling Championship

Hong Kong tenpin bowler Chan Shuk-han won a bronze medal in the Womens Masters event of the 5th Indonesia International Open Bowling Championship held on 1-11 August in Jakarta, Indonesia.



Tenpin bowling team wins 2 medals at the ABF Tour (Indonesia leg)

The Hong Kong tenpin bowling team won a silver and a bronze medal at the ABF Tour (Indonesia leg) held on 12 August in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Athlete Event Medal
Wu Siu-hong Men's event Silver medal
Chan Shuk-han Women's event Bronze medal


Triathlete Lee Chi-wo achieves the best result among Asian athletes at the Triathlon World Championships

Hong Kong triathlete Lee Chi-wo finished 16th, achieving the best result among Asian athletes at the Triathlon World Championships held on 30 August V2 September in Hamburg, Germany.



Windsurfer Chan King-yin wins a bronze medal at the China National Windsurfing Championships

Hong Kong windsurfer Chan King-yin won a bronze medal at the China National Windsurfing Championships held on 27 August V 6 September Shandong, China.




Elite results roundup (15 July V 14 August)

Name Event Position/
No. of Entries
Athletic
National Athletic Junior Championships Wong Hiu-yan Women's Long Jump 3rd/ 16
(27/7/2007, Heilongjiang, China)
Fong Yee-pui Women's 4x100m Relay 1st/ 13
Hui Man-ling
Leung Hau-sze
Wong Hiu-yan
 
Au Lok-yiu Women's 4x400m Relay 3rd/ 9
Hui Man-ling
Kwok Ching-yin
Lo Wing-hei
 
Badminton
16th World Championships 2007 Wang Chen Women's Singles 2nd/ 64
(13/8/2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
 
Asia Junior Badminton Championship 2007 Chan Tsz-ka Mixed Team Event 5th/ 21
(15/7/2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Chan Tsz-kit
Cheung Ngan-yi
Poon Lok-yan
Tong Tin-yau
Tse Ying-suet
Wong Wing-ki
 
Bingo Bonanza Philippine Open 2007 Yip Pui-yin Women's Singles 5th/ 60
(17/7/2007, Manila, The Philippines) Zhou Mi 1st/ 60
 
Njoto Albertus Susanto Men's Doubles 3rd/ 60
Wiratama Yohan Hadikusumo
 
Cycling
China National Track Championship Cheung King-wai Men's 20km Madison Race 1st/ 38
(21/7/2007, Beijing, China) Wong Kam-po
 
Wong Kam-po Men's 40km Individual Point Race 1st/ 38
 
The 13th Asian MTB Championships Chan Chun-hing Men's Individual Cross Country 3rd/ 45
(3/8/2007, Suzhou, China)
 
National MTB Championships Chan Chun-hing Men's Individual Cross Country 3rd/ 34
(7/8/2007, Suzhou, China)
 
Fencing
National Cadet Fencing Championships Kong Man-wai Women's Epee Individual 1st/ 59
(21/7/2007, Shanghai, China)
Low Ho-tin Men's Sabre Individual 3rd/ 58
 
Cheung Pak-yui Women's Epee Team 3rd/ 14
Choi Natasha
Kong Man-wai
 
Rowing
World Under 23 Rowing Championships Lee Ka-man Women's Lightweight Singles Sculls 6th/ 18
(26/7/2007, Glasgow, UK)
Chow Kwong-wing Men's Lightweight Doubles Sculls 8th/ 17
So Sau-wah
 
Swimming
The Universiade Bangkok 2007 Tsai Hiu-wai Women's 100m Backstroke 8th/ 40
(9/8/2007, Bangkok, Thailand)
 
Tenpin Bowling
29 Trofeu Internacional Ciutat de Barcelona Wu Siu-hong General Standings 3rd/ 184
(28/7/2007, Barcelona, Spain)
 
ABF Tour - Indonesia 2007 Wu Siu-hong Men's Events 2nd/ 16
(12/8/2007, Jakarta, Indonesia)
 
ABF Tour - Indonesia 2007 Chan Shuk-han Women's Events 3rd/ 16
(12/8/2007, Jakarta, Indonesia)
 
Triathlon
2007 Burabay ITU Asian Cup Mak So-ning Elite Women 2nd/ 4
(15/7/2007, Burabay, Kazakhstan)
 
2007 Jinzhou ITU Asian Continental Cup Triathlon Lee Chi-wo Elite Men 4th/ 28
(22/7/2007, Jinzhou, China)
 
2007 Singapore ITU Triathlon Asian Cup Lee Chi-wo Elite Men 2nd/ 35
(28/7/2007, Singapore)
 
Wheelchair Fencing
Wheelchair Fencing World Cup 2007 Chan Yui-chong Women's Epee Individual (Cat B) 2nd/ 15
(24/7/2007, Warsaw, Poland) Women's Foil Individual (Cat B) 1st/ 16
 
Fan Pui-shan Women's Foil Individual (Cat A) 3rd/ 24
 
Yu Chui-yee Women's Epee Individual (Cat A) 1st/ 25
Women's Foil Individual (Cat A) 1st/ 24
 
Hui Charn-hung Men's Foil Individual (Cat B) 2nd/ 20
 
Chan Yui-chong Women's Epee Team (Open) 1st/ 5
Fan Pui-shan
Ng Justine Charissa
Yu Chui-yee
 
Windsurfing
2007 RS:X Youth World Championship Chan Hei-man RS:X Youth Women 7th/ 29
(5/8/2007, Sopot, Poland)


Revamp of the Sports Excellence, quarterly magazine of the HKSI

Approaching 2008, interest in the Olympic Games and in elite sport is steadily mounting across Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI), the Governments delivery agent in the provision of high performance sports training for local elite athletes, is planning to keep everyone informed of the latest news and topics on elite sports development in Hong Kong as well as our elite athletes' preparations for the upcoming Major Games including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2009 Hong Kong East Asian Games. HKSI will make its quarterly magazine Sports Excellence available to the wider Hong Kong Community in a newspaper supplement format. The new Sports Excellence has been scheduled for first release this December. We hope you enjoy the new format!

We thank you for your ongoing support to the HKSI and its publications. Should you want to know more about advertising opportunities, please contact Ms Chung at 2681 6532.



The 2007 International Council for Coach Education Global Coach Conference

The 2007 International Council for Coach Education Global Coach Conference was held on 31 August V 3 September in Beijing, China. The theme for this years conference was "Effective Coaching to Improve Athlete Performance". With support from the Hong Kong Coaching Committee (HKCC), Coaching Directors of 14 National Sports Associations attended the Conference.



Sport officials from Australia and South Africa visit HKSI

Steven Lawrence, Executive Director of the Western Australian Institute of Sport, Australia, and Bernice Butlion, Manager of the Eastern Cape Academy of Sport, South Africa paid a visit to the HKSI on 31 August. They toured the HKSI headquarters at Wu Kwai Sha and the Ma On Shan Sports Ground, and exchanged views with HKSI management in the area of elite training and athlete support.


Right: Bernice Butlion

Right: Steven Lawrence


Top Chinese sport official visits HKSI

Yu Zaiqing, Vice Minister of the General Administration of Sport of China, together with Wang Xiaolin, Secretary-General of the International Wushu Federation paid a visit to the HKSI. They toured the HKSI and athletic facilities in Ma On Shan and exchanged views with HKSI Chairman Dr Eric Li and Management on sports development in Hong Kong and the Mainland.


Second right: Mak Kwan Po-chun, Hon. Deputy Treasurer of Hong Kong Wushu Union
Third right: Yu Zaiquing
Third left: Wang Xiaolin


HKSI supports local cycling

The "Silver Cyclist Statue", which was presented by President Hu Jintao during his visit to Hong Kong, to the Hong Kong Cycling Association for display during "The 2nd Tour of Hong Kong Shanghai" cycling competition and carnival on 29 July. The arrangement provided an invaluable opportunity for the public to view this commemorative souvenir that symbolises the appreciation and encouragement given by President Hu to local athletes in preparation of the 2008 Olympics.


New references at the Sports Information Centre (SIC)

Understanding and preventing noncontact ACL injuries
(SIC call no.: RD 561.U53 2007)

Edited by Timothy E. Hewett, Sandra J. Shultz and Letha Y. Griffin, and published by Human Kinetics in 2007, this book provides up-to-date information on how noncontact ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries occur and how to prevent them. It contains research findings on who is most at risk of ACL injuries, and explains why female athletes are particularly susceptible. It also examines various preventive programmes, their similarities and differences, and their relative effectiveness, with applicable illustrations to help readers implement programmes. Sports medicine professionals, coaches, athletes and trainers will find it useful.

Sports taping
(SIC call no.: RD97.S34 2007)

Written by Andreas Schur and published by Meyer & Meyer Sport in 2007, this book introduces all aspects of taping, from basic knowledge to advantages and effects of different taping methods. It has step-by-step guides to the taping procedure and techniques for the arms, legs and torso, with colour illustrations. It also includes a chapter on injury prevention. This book is useful for sport therapists and sport medical practitioners.