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Department of Physical Education scoops Faculty Cup at the AAB Run for Unity competition of the Faculty of Social Sciences

28 Jan 2014

The Department of Physical Education brings home the Faculty Cup
The Department of Physical Education brings home the Faculty Cup
Staff and students contest the AAB Run keenly
Staff and students contest the AAB Run keenly

To promote health, unity and team-building, the Faculty of Social Sciences organised the “AAB Run for Unity 2014” on 23 January with a total of 123 students and staff forming 41 teams to take part in the new initiative. The Faculty Cup went to the Department of Physical Education (PE) based on its top five teams in the Student and/or Mixed Group categories. The Department was also presented with the Sportsmanship Award for the highest number of participants.

During the competition, participants were required to run from the third to the eighth floor of the Academic and Administration Building (AAB), then complete six tasks at different checkpoints between the eighth and 13th floor before finally running down from the 13th floor to the finish line on third floor. The Champion of the Mixed Group (staff and students) category went to Dr. Raymond Chan, Zhang Yu and Zhu Shan-yi of the Department of Education Studies. Professor Adrian Bailey of the Office of Faculty of Social Sciences, and Miss Leung Ka-man and Chan Wai-yin (PE) snatched the first runner-up prize, while Dr. Chung Him, Lin Yonglang and Wang Fenglong of the Department of Geography won the second runner-up prize. In the Student category, PE students Lai Wai-ho, Chan Chun-yin and Liu Oi-ting captured the championship. Sociology students Chin Chun-wah, Cheung Siu-kwan and Wu Yue-wei clinched the first runner-up prize and the second runner-up prize also went to PE students Wong Chi-ching, Man Siu-kit and Ng Chung-yin.