Fespic Games

athlete of the week

Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best

Name Lee Tsun-sang

School Choi Jun School

Grade Form Four

Sport Swimming


Monday, 19 January, 2009, 12:00am

Young Paralympics advocates sought

As the nation counts down to the start of the world's greatest sporting event, young people in Hong Kong are being called on to help promote the spirit of the Paralympics.

Twenty 'young advocates' aged 18 to 25 will be chosen to raise awareness of the role sport can play for young people with disabilities as part of a new British Council programme.

29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Coaches win recognition for hard work

Hong Kong's leading coaches have been rewarded for their dedication which helped athletes achieve international honours last year.

Seventy trainers received recognition at the annual Hongkong Bank Foundation Coaching Awards presentation last week.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Cash awards for athletes

Hong Kong's top athletes were rewarded for their brilliant performances at two major international sporting events last year.

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

China on course for more glory

China are going from strength to strength as they gear up for the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.

They proved this yesterday during the second day of the World Cup series at the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin, where their fencers shared the gold medal tally with their hosts.

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

A keen edge for success

WITH MOST LOCALS striving for academic excellence, being an athlete in Hong Kong is not easy. For a disabled athlete, life is even tougher.

But South China Morning Post Student Sportsperson of the Year, wheelchair fencer Alison Yu Chui-yee, has managed to overcome all odds to become a world-beater.

4 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Eleven junior athletes nominated for OJA award

Wheelchair fencer Yu Chui-yee, 18, is almost certain to be awarded her fifth Outstanding Junior Athlete (OJA) Award for her brilliant performance at last year's Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled (Fespic Games) in South Korea.

29 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Hong Kong athletes claim 29 golds for sixth place overall

BANGKOK: Hong Kong finished sixth overall in the medal table at the close of the FESPIC Games with 29 golds, 31 silvers and 17 bronze medals.

Hong Kong were most successful in the men's fencing competition where gold medals were won in the three weapons - foil, epee and sabre.

17 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Disabled enter race for target sport cash

HONG KONG'S disabled athletes could benefit from the Sports Development Board's (SDB) target sports scheme, while soccer is most likely to lose their elite status.

The Hong Kong Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (SAPD) have had a series of talks with the SDB regarding their expanded allocation of target sports this year and are poised to make a formal application.

6 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Disabled, but not handicapped

THE wet surface on the track at the Hong Kong Sports Institute is playing havoc with Wong Chi-keung's training schedule.

Instead of powering around the track in his racing wheelchair at speeds of up to 30 km/h, Wong will spend another day in the dry comfort of the Institute's weight room.

17 Jul 1994 - 12:00am