About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang
About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong cross-harbour swim tragedy prompts plan for new safety measures

Organiser considering extra measures at next event, while lifeguard group insists staff were observant and quick to respond

About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang
About 3,000 swimmers navigated 1.5km from Lei Yue Mun fishing village in Kowloon to Sai Wan Ho on the other side of Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang
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