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Splashing win for swimming champs

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 09 December, 1999, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 09 December, 1999, 12:00am

Diocesan Boys' and Girls' schools won the boys' and girls' Grade A and B team titles after a massive haul of 23 gold, 10 silver and eight bronze medals at the Secondary School Life-Saving Championships at Morrison Hill Indoor Swimming Pool.

The Division One inter-school swimming overall champions took the lion's share of the medals on offer.

In the boys' Grade A section, Tsang Kwok-bun of DBS captured two gold medals. He first teamed up with Kings Tsang to take the 2 x 50 metre cross chest tow race in 2 minutes 7.07 seconds. He then partnered Tang Ho-yuen to win the 2 x 50 m swim float rescue race in 2:09.85.

DBS also came first in the 2 x 50 m towel tow and duck dive races and the 4 x 8 m throwing relay.

Jockey Club Ti-I College gave an impressive performance by taking the 4 x 50 m life-saving relay and the 2 x 50 m extended chin tow race.

The DBS Grade B squad grabbed seven of the eight gold medals on offer.

St Joseph's College duo Fong Ka-lai and Wong King-fung scooped the gold in the 2 x 50 m duck dive race in 1:23.09. DBS came second and third.

DBS pairs Wan Ho-chun and Arthur Wong, Davis Hui and Chan King-chung each won two gold medals.

The powerful squad went on to take the 4 x 8 m throwing relay and 4 x 50 m life-saving relay in 1:14.17 and 4:31.86, respectively.

The Diocesan girls were equally dominant. Sherry Tsai partnered Ada Ng to score the first gold for DGS in the 2 x 50 m extended chin tow race in 2:8.34.

The Grade A squad then took four more events, including the 4 x 50 m life-saving race.

The Grade B squad also excelled in six events, with Jennifer Ng, Lau Choi-yan and Carrie Liu each winning two gold medals.

Heep Yunn School scooped three golds while Ho Tung Secondary School came first in the Grade A and B 4 x 8 m throwing relay.

Mr Wan is an official of the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation


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