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Sports Bulletin May 2006

Contents

I. Sporting Achievements

II. Other News



Badminton men's pair wins a gold medal at the Philippine Badminton Open

Hong Kong badminton players Albertus Susanto Njoto and Yohan Hadi Kusumo Wiranata won a gold medal in the men's double event of the Philippine Badminton Open held on 24-28 May in Manila, the Philippines.



Women's fencing team wins 2 medals at the All China Fencing Championships

The Hong Kong women's epee team won a silver medal at the All China Fencing Championship held on 23-25 May in Shenyang City, China. Besides, Chow Tsz-ki won a bronze medal in the women's sabre event, the best ever result for Hong Kong in this category of the tournament.



Junior squash team wins 7 medals at the Asian Junior Individual Championships

The Hong Kong junior squash team won 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals at the Asian Junior Individual Championships held on 6-10 June in Singapore. Lee Ho-yin became the second Hong Kong player to capture a boys' squash title since Lee Chun-kit in 1993.

Athlete

Event

Medal

Lee Ho-yin

Boys under 19

Gold

Au Chun-ming

Boys under 19

Silver

Leung Shin-nga

Girls under 19

Silver

Tong Tsz-wing

Girls under 15

Silver

Au Wing-chi

Girls under 19

Bronze

Chan Ho-ling

Girls under 19

Bronze

Liu Tsz-ling

Girls under 15

Bronze



Junior table tennis team wins 5 medals at the ITTF World Junior Circuit Spanish Open

The Hong Kong junior table tennis team won 3 gold and 2 silver medals at the ITTF World Junior Circuit Spanish Open held on 11-14 May in Girona, Spain.

Athlete

Event

Medal

Chiu Chung-hei

Boys' Singles (Under 15)

Gold

Lee Ho-ching

Girls' Singles (Under 15)

Gold

Lee Ho-ching, Ng Wing-nam

Girls' Team (Under 15)

Gold

Ng Wing-nam

Girls' Singles (Under 15)

Bronze

Chiu Chung-hei, Li Chung-him

Boys' Team (Under 15)

Bronze



Windsurfing team wins 4 medals at the Mistral European Championship 2006

The Hong Kong windsurfing team won 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal at the Mistral European Championship held on 15-19 May in Mondello, Italy.

Athlete

Event

Medal

Cheng Kwok-fai

IMCO Men

Gold

Chan Wai-kei

IMCO Women

Gold

Chan King-yin

IMCO Men

Silver

Ho chi-ho

IMCO Men

Bronze



Elite results roundup (15 April íV 14 May)

Name Event Position / No. of Entry
 
Badminton
Uber Cup Final Chau Hoi-wah Ladies Team 5th/ 60
(25/4/2006, Japan) Koon Wai-chee
Ng Ka-shun
Wang Chen
Wong Man-ching
Wong Sin-yee
Yip Pui-yin
 
Cycling
The 1st Asian BMX Championships Wong Steven BMX 1st/ 14
(12/5/2006, Shanxi)
 
Fencing
Asian Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships Chan Yin-man Women's Sabre (Junior) 2nd/ 25
(30/4/2006, Kuwait)
Chan Yin-man Women's Sabre, Team 1st/ 8
Lau Hei-man
Lau Hiu-man
Lui Elizabethe
 
Ma Cheuk-kwan Women's Epee (Junior) 3rd/ 33
Tang Yin-ni 8th/ 33
 
Tang Yin-ni Women's Epee, Team 3rd/ 8
Yeung Hiu-ching
Chan Sin-yan
Ma Cheuk-kwan
 
Yeung Hiu-kwan Women's Epee (Cadet) 3rd/ 16
Ma Cheuk-kwan 5th/ 16
Cheung Sik-lui 6th/ 16
 
Au Sin-ying Women's Sabre (Cadet) 3rd/ 20
Ho Siu-in 3rd/ 20
 
Leung Wing-fai Men's Foil (Junior) 3rd/ 42
 
Chan Lik-heng Men's Foil (Cadet) 8th/ 24
 
Squash
1st East Asian Squash Team Championships Chiu Wing-yin Team 1st/ 6
(11/5/2006, Daegu City ) Kwong Yu-shun
Lau Siu-wai
Mak Pui-hin
Ngan Lun-cheung
Wong Wai-hang
 
Table Tennis
2006 Liebherr World Team Table Tennis Championships Lau Sui-fei Women's Team 2nd/ 87
(24/4/2006, Bremen) Lin Ling
Tie Yana
Yu Kwok-see
Zhang Rui
 
Cheung Yuk Men's Team 3rd/ 113
Ko Lai-chak
Leung Chu-yan
Li Ching
Tse Ka-chun
 
XXVIII Spanish Youth Open Championships Lee Ho-ching Cadet Girls Singles (yr 15) 1st/ 32
(12/5/2006, Girona) Ng Wing-nam 3rd/ 32
 
Lee Ho-ching Cadet Girls Team (yr 15) 1st/ 20
Ng Wing-nam
 
Chiu Chung-hei Cadet Boys Singles (yr 15) 1st/ 32
 
Chiu Chung-hei Cadet Boys Team (yr 15) 3rd/ 27
Li Chung-him
 
Tennis
2006 Fed Cup - Asia/Oceania Zone Group II Chan Wing-yau Women Team 1st/ 4
(19/4/2006, Seoul) Leong Geraldine
Sher Chun-wing
 
Tenpin Bowling
6th World Rankig Masters Wu Siu-hong Men's Event 5th/ 24
(6/5/2006, Kuwait )
 
Triathlon
2006 ITU Subic Bay Asian Cup Triathlon Lee Chi-wo Standard Male - Elite Olympic Distance 1st/ 21
(7/5/2006, Subic Byay Freeport)


Olympic Gold Medallist Xing Huina visits HKSI

Athens Olympic Women's 10,000m gold medallist Xing Huina paid a visit to the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) on 17 June and shared her training and compeition experience. Organised by the HKSI, the workshop aimed at enhancing the standard of long distance running in Hong Kong as well as promoting exchange of experience between the Mainland and Hong Kong.


New Reference at the Sports Information Centre (SIC)

International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching

Published by Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd, this new quarterly journal reviews the relationship between coaching and sports science in various perspectives. It contains peer-reviewed articles, original papers and case studies prepared by coaches and sports scientists. It integrates theory and practice in sports science, presents critical reflection of coaching practice, and evaluates commonly accepted beliefs about coaching effectiveness and performance enhancement.

Comprehensive aquatic therapy (2nd edition)

Edited by Andrew J. Cole and Bruce E. Becker, and published by Butterworth Heinemann in 2004. This book includes papers on the effects of aquatic environment on human physiology, goal setting and functional outcomes. Also, the latest edition features new chapters on wound management, pediatric aquatic therapy, the use of aquatic therapy for common orthopedic problems and pool management. Physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise physiologists will find this book useful.