Aquathlon

Making of an iron woman

Kate Rutherford doesn't describe herself as a late starter, but she certainly thinks of herself as a fast finisher.

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

A teen who relishes gruelling long races

The Olympic Games' motto is 'Faster, Higher, Stronger' and triathlete Tsang Ka-hung certainly abides by the slogan.

The 17-year-old Form Four student from Ling Liang Church M. H. Lau Secondary School often finished on the podium in the junior category of the Duathlon and Aquathon Series last year.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Young triathletes carry the day on a busy morning

Race 4 of the 2011 Aquathon Series, which was originally scheduled for August 21, was held last Sunday in Discovery Bay.

Several elite junior athletes chose to pull out as the new date clashed with another prestigious event held on the same day at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park at 6am.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

unsung heroes

Name Rani Lam Sin-ching School Elegantia College Grade Form Five Sport Athletics (long-distance running), cross-country, triathlon

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

No joy without pain

Triathletes Hilda Choi Yan-yin and Perry Wong Chun-yiu are pushing themselves 'beyond their limits'. The 17-year-old athletes don't rely on supernatural powers to win. Instead, they have to suffer repeated bike crashes, aching ankles from running on rough roads and abrasions on their legs and feet.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

'Veterans' power way to Aquathon win

The heat was on during the 2011 Aquathon Series - Race 1 at Kowloon Tsai Park last Sunday.

Participants had to swim 400 metres at the Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool and then run 3.8 kilometres around the edge of the park.

14 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Duathlon victory is special for quake survivor

Timmy Law, a survivor of the recent Christchurch earthquake, says his victory in the 2011 Duathlon Series - Race 3 is truly special. Last Sunday, Law claimed his first title of the year, winning the male elite junior category at Bride's Pool Road, Pat Sin Leng.

17 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Lee leads the way for HK

Daniel Lee Chi-wo was instrumental in leading the Hong Kong squad to a multiple medal-winning performance at the Mekong River International ITU Asian Cup 2008 Championships in Chiangsaen, Thailand, over the weekend.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Young Chan twins take to competition like ducks to water

Arthur Chan Hok-man cruised across the finish line of the BOC Duathlon in 16 minutes and 49 seconds and despite the hot and humid conditions looked as though he'd barely raised a sweat. His first concern was to check how far his identical twin brother Alfred was behind him.

30 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Local stars on winning form for scholarships

Triathlete Vincci Hui Wai-sum and rock climbing star Angel Wong Ka-yan are two of the 50 athletes to win a Hong Kong Federation of Youth Group Oregon Scientific Sports Training Scholarship.

Both athletes have won numerous sports events throughout Asia.

11 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Lee has roller-coaster ride in Switzerland

Hong Kong's Daniel Lee Chi-wo suffered mixed fortunes at the world championships in Lausanne, Switzerland, last week.

Lee, 29, placed a creditable second in the Aquathon Championship in the middle of the week, missing the gold medal by just four seconds.

4 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Splash treatment

Competitors set off on the swimming leg in race four of the Aquathon Series at Tai Mei Tuk yesterday. National triathlon squad member Lemuel Lau Ching-yin took the men's elite division honours in the 500-metre swim, 5km run event.

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Aquathon offers gentle challenge for newcomers

The first beach aquathon of the year offers a gentle introduction to the challenges of multi-sport racing.

Splash 'n' Dash, organised by sports management company Revolution Asia and supported by the Hong Kong Triathlon Association, will be held at Repulse Bay on April 30.

20 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Hard work pays off as HK shine in Philippines

The Hong Kong team claimed seven gold medals at the Asian Aquathon Championships and Asian Duathlon Championships over the weekend in the Philippines.

The Aquathon Championships featured a 2.5km run followed by a 1km swim and then another 2.5km run. Samuel Leung posted a time of 35 minutes and nine seconds to finish third overall and first in the men's under-23 category.

10 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

New multi-sport race set to make a splash

A new aquathon - an event that combines running and swimming - hopes to attract more than 100 young participants and help develop multi-sport racing in Hong Kong.

Splash 'n' Dash, organised by sports management company Revolution Asia and supported by the Hong Kong Triathlon Association, will be held at the scenic Pui O beach on Lantau Island on Saturday.

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

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