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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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 - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Windsurfers frustrated as medal races are postponed

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:52pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung in Nanjing kevin.kung@scmp.com Windsurfers frustrated as medal races put off A windsurfing venue with no wind... competitors at the Nanjing Youth Olympics cut frustrated figures yesterday as four races were cancelled, but grudgingly conceded it was probably still the best option available. Low wind speeds at Jinniu Lake have forced organisers to repeatedly postpone races, ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Hong Kong issue 'SOS' to keep women's windsurfing in Asian Games

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:54pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... windsurfing in Games The Hong Kong Windsurfing Association is sending an "SOS" to its Asia counterparts to save the women's RSX event at the Asian Games. Four windsurfing events are scheduled for September's Incheon Games- men's and women's RSX, men's mistral and women's RS:One- but so far only three windsurfers, one each from China, Hong Kong ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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