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LSGI and BRE students dominate rowing competitions

6 Apr 2023


Nimbus Kwun Ho TSANG, Year-2 class representative of LSGI higher diploma, and Anakin Chun Hei CHAN, Year-1 undergraduate student of BRE, have dominated various indoor and outdoor rowing competitions on behalf of PolyU SAO Rowing Club.

Nimbus and Anakin first earned the 2nd runner-up in the Men’s Double Sculls event final in the Hong Kong Universities Rowing Championships 2022, held on 25th December 2022. (see LSGI News)

On 26th February 2023, Nimbus received the championship in Men’s Double Sculls (Men’s 2x) and the 1st runner-up in the Mixed Coxed Quadruple Sculls (Mixed 4x+) partnering with teammates from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in the 2023 Tolo Harbor Regatta.

Nimbus then won the championship, together with teammate Ho Yat Au-Yeung from CityU in Men’s Double Sculls (Open 2x) in the St. James's Place 7th Harbour Regatta on 19th March 2023.

A week after, Nimbus served as the captain of PolyU SAO Rowing Club and won three awards in Hong Kong Rowing Indoor Championships (25th to 26th March 2023). These awards include 1st runner-up – Mixed Higher Education Institutions Challenge Team Relay 4x500m (together with Anakin, Phoebe Pui Hei LAU from SO, and Ariel Tsz Wing CHENG from SN), 1st runner-up – Men Higher Education Institutions Challenge Individual 2000 m, and 2nd runner-up – Men (Age 19-29) Lightweight 2000 m. Overall, PolyU SAO Rowing Club ranked 1st in the Higher Education Institutions Challenge Overall Ranking among other rowing clubs from six local universities.

On 2nd April 2023, Nimbus and Anakin, together with Sean Chun Yui CHUI from SN and Oscar Yin Cheung LEE from AE, received the 1st runner-up in the Men’s Coxed Four (Men’s 4+), and they together with Bob Chi Hung LUI from CEE, Ryan Man Pan WU from COMP, Stanley Tung Wong CHAN from AE, Christoph Martin HEESS from ISE, took the 2nd runner-up in the Men’s Eight (Men’s 8+) in the Green Regatta 2023 organized by the University of Hong Kong. Both of them were coxed by Anna Ka Wai MOK, an alumni of AF.

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