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Hong Kong at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Li determined to make splash in home waters

Despite a busy work schedule, Olympic swimmer Arthur Li Kai-yien is determined to find time to train for next month's World Short-Course Championships in a bid to support Hong Kong's honour of hosting the prestigious event.

Wednesday, 10 March, 1999, 12:00am

Censured Li opts to race

Local record holder Arthur Li Kai-yien, who last month was placed on a one-year good-behaviour bond for possession of cannabis, will compete in this weekend's Hong Kong National Short Course Championships.

6 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Li digs deep for B-final triumph

Arthur Li Kai-yien went a small way towards making up for Tuesday's relay heartbreak yesterday with a win in the B-final in his specialist 100 metres freestyle event.

Li, pipped for bronze at the last in the 4 ? 200 metres relay on the previous evening, made no mistake in the 100-metre final and touched home in 52.64 seconds.

10 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Arthur Li Kai-yin

Hong Kong's Arthur Li Kai-yin and Robyn Lamsam struck gold at the Asia Pacific Age Group Swimming Championships in Pusan, South Korea, yesterday.

Li, who broke two national records at the Atlanta Olympics and is currently the fastest Hong Kong swimmer, won gold medals in the men's 50 and 100 metres freestyle.

22 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Lamsam running out of time

OLYMPIC hopes are fast fading for swim ace Robyn Lamsam after she failed to reach the qualifying standards in the selection trials at the Kowloon Park pool yesterday.

Lamsam, a holder of 19 Hong Kong records, swam the 50, 200 and 400 metres freestyle at the trials, but did not go close to the qualifying times for Atlanta.

10 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Lamsam takes HK's fourth gold

SWIMMER Robyn Lamsam won her second gold medal and Hong Kong's fourth at the Pacific Ocean Games in Cali, Colombia.

Lamsam, whose first gold medal came in the women's 200 metres freestyle, turned on the power once again to win the 400 metres freestyle event in four minutes and 29.41 seconds.

But the time was well off her Hong Kong national record of 4:15.28.

30 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

HK's best get back in pool

THE cream of Hong Kong's swimmers return to action in the pool next Tuesday and Wednesday in the Epson World Cup '95.

It will be the second time such a World Cup event, the first leg of the seven-stop short course series, has been staged in the territory.

29 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Lamsam provides dilemma

ROBYN Lamsam, Hong Kong's number one woman swimmer, has had a testing schedule at the Games. The 18-year-old Diocesan Girls School student, swam in the 100 metres freestyle on Monday. Yesterday, it was the 200-metre freestyle.

5 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Territory gets swimming boost

ROBYN Lamsam and Katie Lau King-ting raised Hong Kong's hopes of a medal in the women's 4 ? 100 metres relay with excellent performances in yesterday's 100 metres individual final at the Big Wave Indoor Pool.

Lamsam was fifth in the final, clocking 58.14 seconds, nearly four seconds behind China's gold medallist, Shan Ying.

4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

HK swimmers in top form

HONG KONG'S Asian Games swimmers showed their readiness for Hiroshima by setting four short-course national records in last night's meeting against South Africa at the Hong Kong Sports Institute.

29 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Poor HK displays in pool

HONG KONG sprinters Michael Wright and Arthur Li continued the territory's disappointing trend in the Commonwealth Games pool when they failed to improve on their personal best times.

Wright came closest, clocking 52.07 and finishing fifth in his heat for the men's 100 metres freestyle at the Saanich Commonwealth Place pool.

22 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Junior gets the better of Lamsam

KATIE Lau King-ting upstaged clubmate Robyn Lamsam in the short-course age group swimming meet when she pushed the Olympian into second place in the 200 m individual medley.

Katie opted to compete in the ''open'' race against the cream of Hong Kong swimmers including Lamsam and Caroline Ng Kar-yan, instead of with her peers in the 13 and 14 years' age division.

25 Mar 1994 - 12:00am