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HKBU students selected for Hong Kong team at Taipei Universiade

07 Jun 2017

Wong Tsz-him (fourth from left, back row) and Hyman Hui (second from right, front row) will take the field in the Universiade
Wong Tsz-him (fourth from left, back row) and Hyman Hui (second from right, front row) will take the field in the Universiade

HKBU student athletes have been chosen for the Hong Kong team to take part in the 2017 Taipei Universiade to be held in August. They are

 

Judo

Yu Kin-ting (Fresh graduate of Physical Education and Recreation Management)

 

Wushu

Lau Tsz-wing (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 1)

Praveen Robin Biswakarma (Associate Degree, Year 2)

 

Basketball 

Wong Tsz-him (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 4)

Hyman Hui (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 4)

 

Fencing 

Au Sin-ying (Master of Sport and Leisure Management)

Low Ho-tin (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 2)

Cyrus Chang (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 2)

 

Taekwondo

Tin Wing-tai (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 3)

Chu Lok-yee (Associate Degree, Year 1)

 

The fact that HKBU’s athletes have been selected for the Hong Kong team means their standards are well recognised in the sporting world.  The University’s Department of Physical Education will co-operate with other stakeholders in stepping up the training of the athletes, providing advice on strategy, enhancing their mental strength and building their team spirit and rapport with each other. 

 

The Universiade, organised by the International University Sports Federation, is an international multi-sports event for university athletes and regarded as being second only to the Olympic Games in prestige. Like the Olympics, the Universiade has summer and winter events, each staged every two years in different cities.