Record-breaking results on the second day of the Inter-School Athletics Competition

By Kevin Kung
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Wah Yan College hurdler Anson Cheung at the college's sports grounds.

As the second day of the Inter-School Athletics Competition wraps up, Diocesan Girls' School continues their lead in girls' overall with 224.5 points while Diocesan Boys' School is ahead with 229.5 points in the boys’ overall.

Good Hope School is in second with 188.5 points in girls’ overall and Heep Yunn School in third with 170 points. La Salle College is second in boys’ overall with 162.5 points, followed by Hoi Ping Chamber of Commerce Secondary School with 121 points.

The second day saw a few new records made at inter-school competition. Lau Chak-kuen, 800m runner from Yu Chun Keung Memorial College broke the A grade boys' record in heats with a time of 1:58.78. Ajaz Ul Haq from St. Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary & Primary School also had a record-breaking time of 2:02.57 in the heats.

Rebecki Chan of DGS went home after a treatment. Photo: Kevin Kung/SCMP

Christy Lee Ho-yan from Diocesan Girls' School had a new record 25.94 seconds in A grade girls' 200m. Good Hope School student Wu Yi-lam finished 100m hurdles of C grade girls' at 15.23 seconds, which was also a new record.

Hurdler Anson Cheung Wang-fung, representing Wah Yan College, Kowloon, set two new records. He clocked 54.66 seconds and 14.30 seconds in the 110m hurdle race, and said he could achieve a faster time in finals on Friday.

Lee Hong-kit from Diocesan Boys' School broke the A grade boys' 200m record in the semi-finals with a time of 22.22 seconds. Hong-kit was also the fastest in 100m semi-finals, at 10.88 seconds.

Earlier in the morning, Rebecki Chan Yee-ki, a Form Six student at Diocesan Girls' School took a tumble before passing the finish line in A grade girls' 800m heat. But she still managed to clock 2:21.34, the fastest time among all final qualifiers.

Rebecki was admitted to the first aid room with a bleeding knee. She said today is not her day but she will try her best again on Friday