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Cecilia Yeung Man-waii

Cecilia Yeung Man-wai is a Hong Kong high jumper who has represented the national team since 2016. She set the women's high jump record in Taiwan on April 30, 2017 when she cleared 1.88 metres. She became Hong Kong's first full-time high jumper in 2016. She represented Hong Kong at the 2017 World University Games in Taiwan.

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  • Yeung holds city’s high jump record of 1.88m but believes she can break 2m barrier
  • The elite athlete has spent the past two years recovering from a potentially career-ending Achilles injury

Cecilia Yeung Man-wai equals her season best of 1.75m, while 21-year-old teammates Tiffany Tang Yi-ching and Priscilla Cheung Ching-laam trail in the women’s final.

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The part-time model could only manage a jump of 1.70 metres at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground and is unlikely to be selected for the China National Games.

Leung’s 7.70m was his best result in two years while high jump queen Cecilia Yeung continues to impress since recovering from an Achilles tendon injury.

The part-time model is among the 200-plus entry list for this weekend’s HKAAA preseason trial at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground and has her sights set on China National Games in September.

Hong Kong high jump ace hopes to start running again next month, after taking up pottery and spending more time reading following ‘very serious injury’.