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Sunday, 9 September, 2012, 12:36am

Yu nabs Hong Kong's second gold

Yu Chui-yee celebrates another fencing gold. Photo: AP

Hong Kong's Yu Chui-yee collected her sixth Paralympic gold medal with an emphatic win over mainlander Wu Baili in the women's individual foil (category A) final in London.

6 Sep 2012 - 1:58am

Fencer has wheel to win

People in Hong Kong who know anything about wheelchair fencing know Alison Yu Chui-yee. The 28-year-old has achieved success in and out of competition and is always looking for ways to push herself even further.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sprinter, fencers excel at Games

After two disappointing results, So Wa-wai bounces back in style to win 200m

The 2008 Paralympics ended in Beijing yesterday, with Hong Kong winning five gold, three silver and three bronze medals.

Boccia player Karen Kwok Hoi-yin claimed the first gold medal for Hong Kong, while her fellow-competitor Leung Yuk-wing won a silver.

18 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

HK's wheelchair fencers shine at World Cup

Former South China Morning Post Student Sportsperson of the Year Alison Yu Chui-yee played a key role as Hong Kong finished second in the Wheelchair Fencing World Cup at the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin last weekend.

Yu and Chan Yui-chong, the world's top-ranked players, each won two golds and a silver, helping Hong Kong to finish second behind China in the medals table.

1 Mar 2006 - 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

Yu and Chan lead HK's World Cup medal hopes

Hong Kong have high hopes for a big medal haul when the Wheelchair Fencing World Cup starts today.

Two of the top women in the world rankings, Yu Chui-yee and Chan Yui-chong are the SAR's leading lights in the three-day, 12 nation event hosted by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled at the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

HK's fencing star targets Beijing

Schoolgirl Alison Yu Chui-yee won't be resting on her laurels despite winning four gold medals in fencing. Rather, she says she has returned to the 'starting point' as she chases more gold medals at the next Games in Beijing in 2008.

1 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Hong Kong sign off with another gold

Hong Kong wrapped up their wheelchair fencing exploits at the Paralympic Games in Athens by winning another gold medal.

Chan Kam-loi, Fung Ying-ki, Tai Yan-yun and Hui Charn-hung beat Poland 45-43 in the final of the men's sabre team competition, the last event of the six-day fencing programme.

27 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's fencers finish on a golden high

The wheelchair fencing events came to a dramatic and ultimately thrilling finale for Hong Kong as Fung Ying-ki came from behind to snatch the men's team sabre competition and hand Hong Kong a record eighth gold and 14th medal of the competition.

25 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

SAR fencers have edge over rest of the world, says coach

Hong Kong's all-conquering wheelchair fencing team will dominate the sport for years to come, according to their mainland coach Zheng Zhaokang.

Alison Yu Chui-yee clinched her fourth gold medal at the Athens Paralympic Games when she led the women to victory in the foil team event on Tuesday. Alison, Fan Pui-shan, Chan Yui-chong and Wong Kit-mui beat Hungary 45-22 in the final.

23 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Yu takes charge as HK sweep away foes

The Hong Kong women's fencing team continued their dominance yesterday, dispatching Hungary 45-22 to win gold in the team foil category.

Prolific Yu Chui-yee once again led the way and was well supported by Fan Pui-shan and Chan Yui-chong.

23 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

HK wheelchair fencers excel at Athens Games

Hong Kong's women wheelchair fencers proved they are among the best in the world when they beat Hungary to clinch the gold medal in the epee team event at the Paralympic Games in Athens on Sunday.

Hong Kong occupied fifth place in the medal table with four golds and three silvers after just two days of competition in Greece.

21 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

'Fanatical' HK fencers have too much thrust for Hungary

Hong Kong's women wheelchair fencers claimed their second gold medal and the SAR's fourth of the Athens Paralympics by winning the team epee.

There was also at least a silver medal in store for veteran wheelchair table tennis player Kwong Kam-shing, who pulled off an upset by beating Norway's world champion Tommy Urhaug in the class TT5 semi-final.

21 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Disabled athletes show the bright side of life

New book aims to spur youngsters to take a positive attitude

Ma Hoi-kwan was born with only three fingers and seven toes, but she rose above her disability to win a gold medal in badminton at an Asian championship last year.

She played by holding the racket with her left thumb and little finger.

5 May 2004 - 12:00am