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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong must embrace professionalism to move forward, says top swimmer

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 01:38am by Alvin Sallay

    ... reached an Olympic final, let alone won a medal. Siobhan Haughey, 16, won two silver medals at the Youth Olympics this month and looks to have genuine elite potential. But Cheah warns that she ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky sets another world record while Michael Phelps finishes with gold

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... The 29-year-old Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, finished the meet with three gold medals – the 100 butterfly, 4x200 and medley relays – and silvers in the 200 IM and the 4x100 relay. He ... and the men’s relay. Australia placed second with 10 gold and 26 medals overall, followed by Japan with seven gold medals and a total of 19. Hagino, the silver medallist at last year’s world ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Mission accomplished: Now Phelps aims to go to another level

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... medley. Olympic silver medallist Park Tae-hwan swam the year’s best time of 3:43.15 in winning South Korea’s only gold medal, in the 400m freestyle.   ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps messes it up in 100m freestyle at US championships

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... championships, used a late surge to win the women's 100m freestyle in 53.43. Franklin powered past halfway leader Simone Manuel, who settled for silver in 53.66- unable to match the career-best ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Silver medallist leading charge for HK marathon swim race

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com Lurz out for HK world cup hat-trick London Olympic Games silver medallist Thomas Lurz will spearhead a strong international field when the Panasonic Fina Marathon World Cup takes place in Repulse Bay this morning. It will be the fourth appearance of the German long distance swimmer in Hong Kong; the 32-year-old won in 2009 and 2011 and came second ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Stomach bug takes shine off Thomas Lurz's World Cup series swim victory

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com German takes crown despite seventh place in race that ended in dramatic photo finish Bug takes shine off Lurz's World Cup series win Crowned 2013 World Cup champion yesterday, London Olympic medallist Thomas Lurz will have one final goal to accomplish when he lines up in the New World Harbour Race today despite not being a 100 per cent ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    'Clean and beautiful' Hong Kong delights world's best open water swimmers

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com World's best open water swimmers delighted with Repulse Bay and the city itself as they prepare for today's final leg of World Cup 'Clean ... World Cup at Repulse Bay today. The event is the finale of the eight-leg World Cup series and will offer double points to the field of 83 - 66 from 20 overseas countries - taking part ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Thomas Lurz tops major names lured to Cross Harbour race

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... at the worlds, and silver and bronze in the individual 10km and 5km. He won bronze at the Beijing Olympics in the 10km open water. At least 20 countries will be represented … those taking part in the World Cup HKASA SECRETARY RONNIE WONG "What we have done this year is to tag the Cross Harbour race behind our annual World Cup open-water event and this hopefully will see most ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Open water stars aim to make splash in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... silver medallist, who is struggling to be fully fit. "My main goals this season were the world championships and the Grand Prix Capri Napoli [Italy], which I won. The worlds and the Capri ... tired, but I want to finish the season on a high in Hong Kong," he said. The Belgian knows Hong Kong's waters well having competed five times before at previous World Cup (10km) meets. ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps rejoins drug testing programme

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:55am

    ... Michael Phelps is back in the US Anti-Doping Agency’s drug test programme, a possible sign the Olympic swimming great is eyeing a return for Rio. Phelps retired from swimming after bagging four gold medals and two silvers at the 2012 London Olympics, taking his tally of Olympic medals to a record 22. An astonishing 18 of those are gold – including the unprecedented eight he won ...




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