Keirin

Second success for Hong Kong cyclist Lee Wai-sze

Lee Wai-sze

A day after she became the first Hong Kong cyclist ever to win an overall World Cup title, Lee Wai-sze made it two, adding the keirin crown to the sprint title she sealed on Saturday.

Monday, 21 January, 2013, 3:54am

Reason to smile

Hong Kong's Lee Wai-sze basks in the afterglow with her bronze medal, won in the the women's keirin last Friday. Lee, 25, is hoping improvements in sports science and a 'Chris Hoy imitation' can transform her into a world champion. And she is already thinking about targets in the four years before the next Olympics in Rio.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:20pm

Lee's win set to inspire cycling boom

Olympic bronze-medal winner Lee Wai-sze will inspire thousands to take up cycling, especially with the HK$600 million Tseung Kwan O velodrome opening next year, coach Shen Jinkang predicted yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm

Hung confident HK riders will shine in London

Hong Kong riders are expected to compete in five events at the London Olympics, one more than at the Beijing Games four years ago, despite a disappointing world championships in Australia last week.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Let's be realistic, says Lee's coach

Hong Kong coach Shen Jinkang has played down track cyclist Lee Wai-sze's chances of winning a medal at the Olympic Games in London this summer, despite her impressive performances at last week's test event in the British capital.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Wong stays on track to grab silver in Asia Cup sprint event

Top track cyclist Wong Kin-chung maintained his momentum to capture second place in the sprint event at the Sultan Azlan Shah Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, over the weekend.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Cyclists threaten mass boycott

Competitors issue ultimatum to officials following failure to provide energy supplies

Hong Kong officials were yesterday scrambling to stave off a threatened boycott of the games by their cycling team over the failure to provide the riders with vital energy drinks and food.

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am