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Chan Yiu-Hoi

Chan's 31 years of dedicated service

Chan Yiu-hoi could write a book about commitment. It's a word he has used often during his 31 years as a swimming coach at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, the last 18 as head coach.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 4:44am

Hunt for Hong Kong coach as Chan Yiu-hoi retires

Head swimming coach Chan Yiu-hoi is expecting an overseas trainer to take over his position when he retires early next year.

"It will be difficult to find a suitable local candidate as many of the coaches in Hong Kong are involved in their own swimming club businesses," said Chan.

24 Oct 2012 - 2:32am

Chan delighted as HK add to tally

Hong Kong coach Chan Yiu-hoi raised his arms in triumph - and the 400m men's freestyle relay at the Milo Asia Swimming Championships still had 50 metres to go.

But Chan knew a second bronze medal for the night was in the bag as Eric Chan, Hong Kong's leading freestyle swimmer, was churning up the pool and even challenging for the silver medal.

9 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Wilson crowned champion of Asia

The powerful Chinese have few swimmers to fear at the Asian Championships in Singapore - but last night they put Hong Kong's Hannah Wilson at the top of their list.

The 16-year-old Island School star was the only one to stop a Chinese sweep of the seven events on the opening night's programme by claiming the 100 metres freestyle.

6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

HK coach looking ahead to Games

Hong Kong coach Chan Yiu-hoi will be on the lookout for potential Asian Games candidates when the Epson World Cup gets under way at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool today.

While most spectators are bound to focus on the glamour names taking part in the two-day meet, Chan will only have eyes for the 21-strong Hong Kong squad competing this weekend.

21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Scandal doesn't surprise HK coach

HONG Kong's head swimming coach Chan Yiu-hoi said he was not surprised by the latest drug scandal to rock China as the SAR's squad headed to Perth for the World Swimming Championships yesterday.

Chan said the use of performance-enhancing substances was a widespread problem in swimming and said only a few teams - including Hong Kong - were 100 per cent drug free.

11 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Records at risk as stars make waves

More Hong Kong national records are expected to fall at the Epson World Cup, which starts at Kowloon Park Indoor Swimming Pool today.

Hong Kong national head coach Chan Yiu-hoi said yesterday his swimmers should be able to rewrite more records than in the last Cup.

4 Jan 1997 - 12:00am