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  1. Wheelchair athletes finally given green light

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... Chan Kin-wa and Andrew Mullen Wheelchair athletes will be able to take part in the city's marathon for the first time next year, the chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic ... provided they could sort out all the logistics. 'I urge the wheelchair athletes to start training soon and prepare themselves when we start the event next year,' he said. 'We have ...

  2. Places for wheelchair athletes in marathon

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Canace Wong

    ... Canace Wong Wheelchair athletes will be able to join the Standard Chartered marathon for the first time next year, but only experienced racers need apply. Marathon chairman William Ko ... in at least one similar event. The last time wheelchair athletes entered a Hong Kong marathon was in 1998 in the event held to mark the opening of the new airport, but that course was easier. Yukio ...

  3. Wheelchair athlete hits marathon brick wall

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Wheelchair athlete Ajmal Samuel has competed in marathons, triathlons and half marathons all over the world- but never in Hong Kong's premium race. That's because the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon has no category for wheelchair athletes and has no intention of creating one for this year's event, which takes place in a month's time. Samuel says ...

  4. Christy determined to improve

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Name: Christy Yiu Kit-ching School: Good Hope School Grade: Form Six Sport: Athletics Achievements: Christy earned valuable points for Good Hope when she dominated the middle-distance races at the recent Division One inter-school athletics championships. She won both the Grade A 800 metres and 1,500m races, and ran the second leg for the winning 4x400m relay team, ...

  5. New chief has HK$4.9m plan to rescue athletics

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The new chief of Hong Kong track and field, Eric Lee Chi-wing, is hoping investment in the people who matter- the athletes- can mark the beginning of the sport's salvation in the SAR. Lee is determined to win back elite status for his sport and he believes the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association's investment of HK$4.9 million will act ...

  6. Transparency needed to make marathon a winner

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... participation. Not only does it increase public interest in sports, it can also bring a community together. Despite having years of experience in organising the marathon, the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic ... athletes from different backgrounds to participate and promote the integration of people with disabilities. That was only one small problem; a bigger issue is community support. If we want to have ...

  7. Step in the right direction

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung If it weren't for running, Gi Ka-man would probably be on a different path in life. The long-distance runner has represented Hong Kong and started his own athletic club, ... smoking. 'I met many athletes who told me that smoking can destroy a runner's career. So I tried my best to quit cigarettes,' he says. 'But I have to say, it was a painful ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - MARATHON MANIA WEEK 8

    Marathon Mania: What's best in the long run?

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... athletes have suggested a physiological adaptation to exercise. He has found no evidence of fibrosis in these athletes. Dr Carl Lavie, a researcher involved in the ACSM study, acknowledged ...

  9. Unsung heroes

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Cheryl Cheung Wai-yin School Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan) Grade Year Two Sport Athletics Achievements Cheryl, 20, from Tin Shui Wan, is a long-distance runner with Alexander Athletic Club and the athletics team at IVE, where she is studying for a higher diploma in beauty and health. She won both the women's youth 10km Sai Kung district race ...

  10. Local athletes get top tips on marathon running

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell More than 500 athletes attended a session which helped them enhance their knowledge of distance running and training techniques. The New Balance Training Clinic- Theoretical Session was organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association and sponsored by sportswear company New Balance. KK Chan, an experienced athlete, told participants their first priority ...




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