Watson'S Athletic Club

Late heroics

Triathlete Daniel Lee Chi-wo, running the anchor leg, makes his way to the finish line to help Watson's Athletic Club's (WAC) A-Team to victory in the Watson's Cross Country Relay Championships at Tai Tong yesterday.

Monday, 1 November, 2004, 12:00am

Teenagers target personal bests

The 10 K - unlike the half and full marathons - may not be regarded as distance running, but the event requires a reasonable amount of preparation and training.

It is part of Sunday's Standard Chartered Marathon, where a record 13,000 runners are expected.

21 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Relay teams win in style

Watson's Athletic Club showed their strength at Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association relay carnival, setting four national records at Wan Chai Sports Ground. Records for the men's and women's 4 x 800 metres and 4 x 200 m were re-written.

2 May 1997 - 12:00am

Mannon upsets planning by WAC

Defending champions Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) yesterday slumped to a cross country defeat at the hands of Police Athletic Club (PAC) in the second race of the season's Watson's Hong Kong Cross Country League held over 10 kilometres at Sek Kong in the New Territories.

28 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Records broken at Wan Chai meeting

Local track and field athletes sizzled in last night's HKAAA organised Evening Athletics meeting to set five new senior and junior national records at Wan Chai Sports Ground.

8 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Territory clean up in Manila

The Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) pair of women's triple jumper Anthea Li Chun-nei and men's thrower Sammy Fong Charm-hung led a Hong Kong medals spree at the three-day Philippines Open Championships, which ended in Manila yesterday.

Li took gold with a leap of 11.32 metres and also finished third in the long jump with an effort of 5.77 metres.

1 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

National record to WAC sprinter Li

Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) athletes yesterday turned in some impressive performances in winning two bronze medals on the opening day of the Thailand track and field championships in almost 40-degree Celsius temperatures.

25 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

TCCA sprinters dominate

LOCAL track and field athletes shook off the effects of the festive season to turn in several respectable performances in yesterday's Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association (HKAAA) Open Meeting at the Wan Chai Sports Ground.

8 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Watson's romp away with title

THE Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) squad stormed to a convincing win in the third race of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association cross country league at Shing Mun Country Park yesterday.

Victory gave WAC three straight wins and has assured the club the overall title in the four-race league for the first time.

20 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Watson's trio take race apart

WATSON'S Athletic Club (WAC) trio Roberto De Vido, Lee Kar-lun and Fong Tze-man finished 1-2-3 in the first race of the season's Watson's Hong Kong Cross Country League held at Aberdeen Country Country Park as defending champions Tsuen Wan Athletic Club (TWAC) offered surprisingly little resistance.

16 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Records tumble as Maggie storms home

MAGGIE Chan Man-yee of Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) continued her record-breaking ways in the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) organised Open meeting at Wan Chai Stadium with an impressive run in the women's 5,000 metres yesterday.

13 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Youngsters impress

THE Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association selectors used the two-day Watson's Water Age Group Championships at Wan Chai to run the rule over several candidates for the national junior training squad.

And with over 900 youngsters showing their paces, several good performances were recorded.

23 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

WAC in runaway inter-club title win

WATSON'S Athletic Club's track and field brigade yesterday turned on the pace to score a convincing overall win in this year's Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association XXXVII Festival of Sports Inter-Club Championships held at Wan Chai Sports Ground.

21 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Chan keeps running in championship class of her own

WATSON'S Athletic Club's ace women's middle distance runner Maggie Chan Man-yee displayed her total superiority on Hong Kong's athletic tracks with yet another solo runaway win in yesterday's 4th Watson's Water Age Group Athletic Championships held at Wan Chai Sports Ground.

24 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Watson's triumph at hilly Reservoir

WATSON'S Athletic Club's cross country squad notched up their first win of the Hong Kong cross country series in the eight-kilometre men's race held on a hilly Shing Mun Reservoir course yesterday.

20 Dec 1993 - 12:00am