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Beverly Wright

Hope you are all excited to watch some fantastic swimming in Tokyo - starting today! Here is an easy to follow schedule so you can follow the Hong Kong team - starts this evening with the womens 4 x 100m freestyle relay heats scheduled at 7pm tonight HK time - and the photo shows an easy schedule in picture form /reczzhwi/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/olympic-events-hk-team-schedule_088153.pdf I am sure we will all want to support and send our GOOD LUCK message across to all the swimmers of the Hong Kong team! and for all schedules...

Beverly Wright

DEAR PARENTS AND SWIMMERS The training schedule for July 5th to August 27th has been revised!!!! Please look carefully and take note of any changed times for your squad and follow this from July 5th This is to take advantage of the new '6' per lane rule, and to make the most of pool space available while the summer camps for Learn to Swim are operating. PRINT OFF NOW AND KEEP HANDY FOR REFERENCE!/reczzhwi/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/july-aug-revised-team-training_035332.pdf

Beverly Wright

Long Course Division 1 at Victoria Park Pool on June 26th and 27th, 2021 HK Olympic Swimming Team announced! Perhaps the highlight of this weekend’s competition was on Sunday afternoon with the HKASA, (now called the HK China Swimming Asscn) hosting a press conference at the pool deck of Victoria Park Pool. The meet came to a standstill while the introduction ceremony of the Hong Kong Olympic Swimming Team took place. The SCAA club has two Tokyo bound swimmers with Siobhan Haughey and Ian Ho both having achieved Olympic A...

Beverly Wright

July August schedule; /reczzhwi/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/squad-schedule---july-aug_067598.pdf JULY 1ST – NO TRAINING on this public holiday – enjoy a rest! Summer Training – for those who are new to HWI team; training continues throughout the summer (the swim team is a year round commitment) The schedule attached includes minor changes for some squads (Perf, Gold, and Silv 1) – but please check the schedule – changes shown in BOLD print Fees; Charges for July and August will be sent out soon – please check your emails and settle the fees as soon as...

Beverly Wright

Olympic-Time Trial HKSI on 20.06.2021 and FINA Open Water Olympic Qualification Event Setubal/Portugal. Whilst SCA swimmer Keith Sin took on the International Open Water Elite in Setubal/Portugal, Siobhan and Ian competed locally at the Sports Institute in yet another bubble event accessible for Elite athletes that are sports Institute based only. Siobhan in a historic swim set a personal best and Hong Kong Record breaking the 53 second mark in the 100 freestyle. Her time of 52.92 puts her among a select group of females that achieved a sub 53...

Beverly Wright

Division 1/Olympic Time Trial May 29./30.21 at Victoria Park Pool After a 16 month layoff of Age Group Division 1 the HKASA successfully arranged a Division 1 competition on the weekend. 29 SCAA/ HWI Swimmers took part in the meet with strong social distancing arrangements. Our 15 females and 14 males were all excitedly looking forward to race after a one and a half year Covid-19 suspension of Division 1 meets. The Outstanding performance has to be that by Siobhan Haughey in helping the Hong Kong Relay team storm to...

Beverly Wright

The Mantas Annual General Meeting of 2021 is open to all parents of HWI swim team, If you do not know what the 'Mantas' team is or have not joined before - http://www.mantasswimming.com/ welcome to email [email protected] and I will send you some info! In short the Mantas is open to all swimmers who train with HWI but has its own joining fees and is run by a committee of parents dedicated to providing more opportunities for young swimmers to compete, raise funds for charity, and have fun together! MANTAS...

Beverly Wright

Siobhan Haughey Outstanding Athlete Awards Ceremony 2019 On Saturday 10th April, during the Cathay Pacific 2019 Hong Kong Sports Stars awards, which had to be postponed numerous times last year, Siobhan Haughey finally received an Outstanding Athlete Award 2019. This is in recognition of her stellar achievements during the year 2019 which culminated in a 4th place finish at the FINA World Championships. Congratulations go out to Siobhan on receiving her well earned award sponsored by Cathy Pacific.

Beverly Wright

PRIVATE SWIMMING SESSIONS; Open Water or Outdoor Land We are delighted to offer; private Open Water Swimming sessions private Outdoor Dry Land sessions with one of our professional and experienced swimming coaches. These sessions would be ideal for swimmers that are not available at the time the group squad training sessions are scheduled or for those who prefer a one to one lesson. We are happy to be able to send a coach to your preferred location or we can suggest a suitable training location for you. Please see below...

Beverly Wright

Olympic Time Trial at the Hong Kong Sports Institute - Sunday 21.03.2021 See some video clip here of Siobhan!! 200m free 100m free The Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKASA) registered this Olympic Time Trial with FINA. Any times achieved in this meet will be recognized as olympic qualification times by the governing world swimming body. The HKASA has registered three more local Olympic Qualification meets as follows Festival of Sport 11. April - at the Sports Institute pool - expected to be run one week later on April 18....