Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Rene Appel, the only coach to lead a Hong Kong athlete to Olympic gold, bows out

Dutchman remains the only person to guide a Hong Kong athlete to Olympic Games glory when Lee Lai-shan triumphed in Atlanta in 1996

Topic |   Hong Kong Sports Institute
Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Rene Appel, who took windsurfing to a new level in Hong Kong, will leave the Sports Institute in March. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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