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  1. youth olympian of the week

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung, Young Post intern Name Michael Cheng Chun-leung School Stewards Pooi Kei College Grade Form Four Sport Windsurfing Achievements Michael, 16, is a member of the Hong Kong windsurfing team. He was the champion at the Techno 293 Asian Championships this year. Also, he was the second runner-up at the Techno 293 Open Championships in Rome, Italy, in March. He ...

  2. Cheng hopes to ride wave of success in Singapore

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

    ... in a windsurfing course.' That proved to be a real eye-opener for the young Cheng, who tomorrow begins his quest to win a medal for Hong Kong at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. After his recent third-place finish at the Techno Junior Windsurfing World Championships in France, Cheng is considered a realistic medal hopeful at the inaugural Youth Games, whose spectacular opening ceremony last ...

  3. Games' windsurfing fans left out in the cold

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Fans of windsurfing- the sport that won Lee Lai-shan Hong Kong's only Olympic gold medal- are facing a challenge themselves if they want to see the competitions at the East Asian Games. The sport, along with 10 others including bowling, cycling and squash, will not be shown live on TV. There will only be highlights. On top of that, windsurfing fans will also find ...

  4. HK windsurfer on tack towards medal

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong windsurfer Chan King-yin stayed on course for a medal yesterday as he cemented his second place overall with two strong finishes yesterday. Racing under similar conditions to Monday - the first day of the windsurfing competition - the 25-year-old picked up a second and a fifth place in races three and four on the Qingdao sailing course, improving on his ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - WINDSURFING

    Form slump for Michael Cheng in Asian Windsurfing Championships

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 11:02pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Bad day at the office as Cheng loosens his grip Michael Cheng Chun-leung's bid for a gold medal on his Asian Championships debut suffered a setback on Saturday with a sudden loss of form. The 19-year-old had his worst ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - WINDSURFING

    Hong Kong to host Asian windsurfing championships at Stanley Bay

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 09:56pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com The event will be a warm-up for Asian Games in South Korea Stanley Bay will offer prelude for Asiad Hong Kong's windsurfers will have the chance ... all confirming their participation. "The Asian windsurfers will not meet again until the pre-Asian Games regatta in June and therefore the Asian Championships will provide a good ...

  7. News - China Insider - SPORTS

    Windsurfer saves rival from drowning at China's National Games

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 10:18am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Despite some embarrassing episodes at China's 12th National Games, true courage was celebrated when a member of the Sichuan windsurfing team jumped into choppy waters to rescue a competitor from drowning, Chinese media reported. Hao Xiumei, a first-time competitor at the National Games representing  team Liaoning, fell into the water during ...

  8. Unsung heroes

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Begor Li Tsz-chung School IVE (Chai Wan) Grade Year One (Higher Diploma in Sports Management and Training Science) Sport Windsurfing Achievements Begor, 19, is a windsurfer with Stanley Fleet. In 2009-10, he was a member of the Joint School Team (Gold), organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Windsurfing Association of Hong Kong. He was overall ...

  9. Villagers feed hungry 'shipwrecked' windsurfer

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok When an exhausted windsurfer from Shenzhen and his broken board washed up on a Sai Kung beach on Saturday after a six-hour ordeal at the whims of the wind and current, he was so ... Shenzhen, at about 3pm, planning to windsurf to Da Mei Sha and back while his wife and children enjoyed an afternoon on the beach. Mr Kwan, relating his ordeal yesterday, said the pair became ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - WINDSURFING

    HKU grants windsurfer Hayley Chan time to practice for Rio Games

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Promising windsurfer turns to practice after HKU waives five-year rule to finish degree Chan gets OK to defer studies for Rio Games Windsurfer Hayley Chan ... the 2012 Games, came 12th in London, the best-placed Asian windsurfer. "The result boosted my confidence for a better performance in Rio," she said. "Of course, I still have ...




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