World champion with a world record time, Siobhan Haughey at the medal ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 15th World Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: EPA-EFE
World champion with a world record time, Siobhan Haughey at the medal ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 15th World Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: EPA-EFE

Who are Hong Kong’s world champions? Siobhan Haughey is one of many athletes from the city to become best in the world in their respective sports

  • Lawn bowls, cycling, windsurfing, snooker, wushu and tenpin bowling have all seen world champions from Hong Kong, with Haughey the latest to join the club
  • Windsurfer Lee Lai-shan is the first world champion from Hong Kong in an Olympic sport, three years before claiming the gold medal at Atlanta 1996

Topic |   Hong Kong Sports Institute
World champion with a world record time, Siobhan Haughey at the medal ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 15th World Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: EPA-EFE
World champion with a world record time, Siobhan Haughey at the medal ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final at the 15th World Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: EPA-EFE
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