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Breakthrough for Hong Kong Triathlon Team at Asian Championships

24 June 2019

Oscar Coggins (Photo: Hong Kong Triathlon Association) Read More

Wong Tsz-to (Photo: Hong Kong Triathlon Association) Read More

Ng Tai-long (Photo: Hong Kong Triathlon Association)  Read More

From left: Chu Kin-wa, Pauline Courret and Yip Tak-long (Photo: Hong Kong Triathlon Association) Read More

At the ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships in Gyeongju, Korea, triathlete Oscar Coggins held off top Asian athletes including 2018 Asian Games gold and silver medallists to win Hong Kong’s first-ever gold medal in the elite men's event. Hong Kong triathlon team captured a total of six medals, with 2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze, in this three-day competition.

Competition Event Athletes Position
2019 Gyeongju ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships
(Gyeongju, South Korea)
Elite Men Oscar Louis Coggins  1st
U15 Women Pauline Courret* 1st
U23 Men Wong Tsz-to 2nd
Junior Men Hardcastle Jason Ng Tai-long 3rd
U15 Men Yip Tak-long 3rd
PTVI Men Chu Kin-wa 3rd

* Non-HKSI Scholarship Athlete