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  1. New challenge for heels and wheels

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and triathlon races later this year. But race director and course designer Michael Maddess hopes the new Gatorade Action Asia Off-Road Series will also draw more new athletes to the outdoors. 'We ... O beach on Lantau Island. Maddess said the idea for the races originally came from athletes competing in the more gruelling Action Asia Challenge. 'With the AAC now regularly filling ...

  2. athlete of the week

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Jason Ng Ka-lok School La Salle College Grade Form Six Sport Triathlon, cross-country, athletics (middle- and long-distance running), indoor rowing Achievements Jason, 17, is a scholarship athlete with the Hong Kong junior triathlon team. He represented Hong Kong in the ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships in 2010 and 2011. He finished 15th out of 38 participants in the junior ...

  3. athlete of the week

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Vicko Wong Ka-ho School La Salle College Grade Form Five Sport Cross-country, triathlon Achievements Vicko, 16, is a scholarship athlete on the Hong Kong triathlon junior ... International male junior elite triathlon event in the Philippines, and finished fourth in the Thailand Mekong River ASTC Duathlon Asian Championships in March. At school he is on the athletics team, ...

  4. athlete of the week

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... this year. He is an elite junior athlete supported by the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI). Soundbite 'Before becoming a triathlete, I was a swimmer,' says Perry. 'I heard about ... From his coach HKSI triathlon coach Wan Shu-wah says: 'He [Perry] is a very talented athlete. He is a great swimmer and runner. He needs to get better at cycling but I think he ...

  5. Book launch an athletic affair

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... with Flora Wu Hongkongers have never had much of a reputation for fitness, but the city is slowly changing. In Central on the weekends, you'll see a lot of tight bodies taking their chiselled butts off to the gym, yoga or kick-boxing. And just last weekend, about 500 athletes turned up for the International Triathlon Union's Asian Continental Cup competition at Plover ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TRIATHLON

    Hong Kong triathlon squad newly motivated

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... athletes performed very well and scored a maximum four points. If we'd had a couple more senior athletes in point-scoring positions we could have wrapped up the funding issue right there. ... improvements from our athletes over the past nine months, which has been very encouraging. We're taking small steps, but everything's looking good for the future," Kelly said. Andrew ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - FUNDING

    Gymnastics and triathlon at risk of losing millions in funding

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... and triathlon face the loss of millions of dollars of support unless athletes improve their performances at international level. With the next funding cycle for the 15 elite disciplines at the Sports ... Shek Wai-hung and Angel Wong Hiu-yin, the sport was 0.5 points short of the 9.0 benchmark in the review. Triathlon achieved only six points. The other 13 sports- athletics, badminton, cycling, ...

  8. Triathlon

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Triathlon involves three kinds of sports: swimming, cycling and running. It is an endurance sport, as the athletes have to cover long distances. Those who excel in triathlon ... their energy for the second and third stages. In triathlon, the transition time from one stage to another is also important. Therefore, the athletes also have to practise changing their clothes, shoes ...

  9. Team spirit at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung A large number of junior athletes came out to support Timmy Law Leung-tim at the men's triathlon at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore on Monday. Timmy finished in 25th place but posted the third best time of all Asian athletes in the race. The supporters, Hong Kong's junior triathlon elite, were very enthusiastic in their cheering. 'We work together ...

  10. youth olympian of the week

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... team. She has been a scholarship athlete of the Hong Kong Sports Institute since 2004. She was the second runner-up at the 2010 YOG Qualifying Race in South Korea, and the champion of the Hong ... qualified 'I was the first Hong Kong athlete to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). I started my preparations for the qualifying event two years ago and booked my ticket to the YOG after ...




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