Sportsmanship the winner at athletic meet
THE 10th athletic meet of Yan Chai Hospital Lim Por Yen Secondary School turned a new page in the school's sports history.
The athletes displayed strong enthusiasm and team spirit and a lot of new records were set.
At the opening ceremony, Mrs Chow Zee-lisu, the school principal, said she was delighted by the high participation rate.
The meet started with a fun telematch which comprised three parts - running inside a plastic wheel, running with a hoop-mounted plastic sheet and blowing balloons.
After two days of competitions, Poplar House managed to clinch the overall championship. The best cheering team award went to Banyan House.
Sixth-former Lee Tat-man clinched the boys' Grade A individual champion title.
The highlight of the day was the teachers, students and alumni relay. The athletes from Yan Chai Hospital No. 2 Secondary School stole the limelight by winning both the boys' and the girls' 4 x 100 m invitation relay.
The school supervisor, Mr Lam Kin-ming, attributed the success of the meet to the hard work of both students and teachers. He also praised the students for their sportsmanship.
Guest-of-honour Mr Ho Ming-cheong, Tsuen Wan Recreation and Sports Officer, presented the trophies to the athletes.
THE results are as follows: Overall champion: Poplar House; boys' overall champion: Poplar House; girls' overall champion: Kapok House; best cheering team: Banyan House; individual champion, boys' Grade A: Lee Tat-man; individual champion, boys' Grade B: Chan Chi-wing and Tsang Tit-hung; individual champion, Boys' Grade C: Yu Man-tit; individual champion, girls' Grade A: Kam Yin-lok; individual champion, girls' Grade B: Shek Chun-miu; individual champion, girls' Grade C: cheng Choi-fong; 4x100 m boys' invitation relay: 1. Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School 2. Ho Fung College 3. SKH Li Ping Secondary School; 4x100 m girls' invitation relay: 1. Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School 2. SKH Li Ping Secondary School 3. Carmel Alison Lam Foundation Secondary School.