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Sports Bulletin June 2006


I. Sporting Achievements

II. Other News

New Hong Kong records set at the Hong Kong Inter-City Athletic Challenge

Congratulations to Hong Kong track and field athletes for setting new Hong Kong records at the Hong Kong Inter-City Athletic Challenge held on 1-2 July in Hong Kong.

New HK record (previous HK record)
Leung Yee-mei
Women's hammer throw
48.72m (48.68m)
Lin Wan-nei
Women's pole vault
3.10m (3.05m)
Ng Hon-ming
Men's javelin
54.48m (54.10m)
Yu Chi-siu
Men's junior javelin
54.20m (50.92m)

Cyclist Wong Kin-chung wins 2 medals at the Sultan Azlan Shah ACC Track Asia Cup Championships (Malaysia leg)

Hong Kong cyclist Wong Kin-chung won a silver medal in the MeníŽs Sprint event and a bronze medal in the MeníŽs Keirin event at the Sultan Azlan Shah ACC Track Asia Cup Championships held on 7-9 July in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Prize presentation ceremony for the Men's Keirin event

Table tennis player Tie Yana moves up the world ranking list

Congratulations to Hong Kong table tennis player Tie Yana who has moved up the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) world ranking list from No.6 to No. 3, the highest world ranking she has ever attained in her career. This is also the highest world ranking ever attained by any Hong Kong table tennis player.

Table tennis team wins 3 medals at the China Table Tennis Open

The Hong Kong table tennis team won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals at the China Table Tennis Open held on 18 June in Jiangsu Province, China.

Jiang Tian-yi
Men's singles (Under 21)
Silver medal

Tie Yana , Zhang Rui

Women's doubles
Bronze medal
Cheung Yuk
Men's singles
Bronze medal

Tenpin bowling team wins 4 medals at the East Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships

The Hong Kong tenpin bowling team won 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal at the 21st East Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships held on 22-29 June in Hong Kong.

Sylvia Kong, Yip Ka-yan
Women's doubles
Silver medal
Cheung Chun-Chung, Hui Mau-kai,
Tseng Tak-hin, Wu Siu-hong, Yiu Man-yau
Men's team event
Silver medal
Wu Siu-hong
Men's all events
Silver medal
Hui Mau-kai
Men's singles
Bronze medal

Elite results roundup (15 May íV 14 June)

Name Event Position / No. of Entry
Indonesia Open 2006 Wang Chen Women ' s Singles 5th / 88
(28/05/2006, Surabaya)
Malaysia Open 2006 Wang Chen Women ' s Singles 3rd / 32
(11/06/2006, Kuching)
Philippine Open 2006 Ng Wei Men ' s Singles 3rd / 32
(22/05/2006, Philippines)
Njoto Albertus Susanto Men ' s Doubles 1st / 32
Wiratama Yohan Hadikusumo
Asian Junior Individual Squash Championships 2006 Tong Tsz -wing Girls under 15 2nd / 19
(06/06/2006, Singapore) Liu Tsz -ling 3rd / 19
Lee Ka -man 5th / 19
Leung Shin -nga Girls under 19 2nd / 22
Chan Ho -ling 3rd / 22
Au Wing -chi 3rd / 22
Lee Ho -yin Boys under 19 1st / 30
Au Chun -ming 2nd / 30
Table Tennis
2006 TMS International Chinese Taipei Open Tie Yana Women's Singles 1st / 71
(08/06/2006, Taipei)
2006 Volkswagen Open - Korea Tie Yana Women's Singles 1st / 50
(1/6/2006, Jeonju)
Tie Yana Women's Doubles 1st / 50
Zhang Rui
Cheung Yuk Men's Doubles 1st / 23
Leung Chu -yan
14th International Junior Tournament of Offenbach/Main, G1 Chan Wing -yau Girls ' Doubles 2nd / 32
(13/06/2006, Germany)
2006 Yicheng ITU Asian Cup Triathlon    Hui Wai -sum Junior Sprint Women 3rd / 6
(27/05/2006, Yicheng)
Chan Ye -ko Junior Sprint Men    1st / 10
Ho King -fun 3rd / 10
Lee Chi -wo Elite Male 2nd / 42
2006 Korea Tongyeong Asian Cup Triathlon    Szeto Shiu -yan Elite Junior Female 3rd / 8
(03/06/2006, Tongyeong)
2006 Mistral Open European Championship Chan Wai - kei IMCO Women 1st / 21
(19/05/2006, Doha, Mondello)
Ma Kwok -po IMCO Men (Junior) 1st / 6
Cheng Kwok -fai IMCO Men 1st / 39
Chan King -yin 2nd / 39
Ho Chi -ho 3rd / 39
Yu Wing -ho 4th / 39
ISAF World Sailing Games 2006 Chan Wai -man RS : X Women 6th / 27
(20/05/2006, Lake Neusiedl)

Honours achieved by sports personnel

Congratulations to the following sports officials and athletes who have been honoured on the Hong Kong SAR Government 2006 Honours list as recognition of their contribution to the community and sports development.

Gold Bauhinia Star
Mr Chau How-chen GBS JP
Chairman of the Community Sports Committee

Bronze Bauhinia Star

Mrs Fung Ma Kit-han BBS
Chairman of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled  

Dr Lam Tai-fai BBS JP
Honorary President of the Handball Association of Hong Kong , China

Medal of Honour

Mr Shen Jinkang MH
Hong Kong Sports Institute Head Cycling Coach  

Ms Li Fai MH
Wushu athlete

Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service

Mr Hui Jun
Hong Kong Sports Institute Head Table Tennis Coach

Miss Leung Shu-hang
Swimming athlete (Intellectual Disability)

Mr To Yu-hang
Wushu athlete  

Justices of the Peace
Mr Carlson Tong Ka-shing JP
Hong Kong Sports Institute Board director  

New Reference at the Sports Information Centre (SIC)

A practical guide to sports first aid

Written by Wayne Gill and published by Lotus Publishing in 2005, this book teaches sports first aid practitioners the essential skills required to deal with all medical emergencies they may encounter. It covers relevant skills to diagnose and treat injuries to a professional standard, with illustrations and detailed instructions for using first aid devices. It also has a chapter on first aid for athletes with disabilities. Coaches and therapists will find it useful.

Coaching champions: developing young sportspeople

Written by Tony Gummerson and published by A & C Black in 2005, this book is a comprehensive coaching manual to help identify, nurture and develop sporting talent for young people. Topics covered include: how to identify potential talents, ages for stages of skill development, sport-specific training, fitness and conditioning, assessing performance and safe coaching. This book is useful for coaches or instructors for training young athletes.