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Spike and block her specialties

PUBLISHED : Monday, 26 July, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 26 July, 2004, 12:00am

Name: Clara Tse Wing-hung


Grade: Form Five


School: Jockey Club Ti-I College


Sport: Volleyball


Statistics: It's been a successful year for Clara. She helped steer her school to the Sha Tin and Sai Kung district Division One title. Over Christmas the school made it a double and won the Jing Ying (All Hong Kong) honours, and Clara was voted the tournament MVP.


Last week in Yantai , Shandong Province , Clara and Sonia Kong Cheuk-yee won the All China Schools championship, which featured 17 provincial teams. Clara is now in Macau competing in the Asian Schools Championships.


Soundbite: 'I've been training on the beach at the Gold Coast for nearly two years. I'm one of the tallest in my team and I can spike or block.'


Academic: Waiting for HKCEE results.


Interests: Last book read was Harry Potter. Plays the piano.


From her coach: 'Clara is a key player with a lot of experience,' said Hong Kong Schools head coach Lai Pok-man.


Ambition: Clara wants to win the School Jing Ying competition again. She will focus on beach volleyball and hopes to play at the under-21 World Championships next year and, ultimately, the Olympics.


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