PolyU students and alumni bag four medals at Asian Games
At the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou held from 23 September to 8 October 2023, 72 students and alumni from PolyU competed for Hong Kong and achieved great success, triumphed with one silver and three bronze medals in the fencing, rowing, and swimming events.
The PolyU athletes participated in twenty sports events, including athletics, basketball, cycling, handball, karate, and water polo. After fierce competitions, Tam Hoi-lam, a Master’s student at PolyU, won two bronze medals in the swimming relay events. Cheung Hoi-lam and Sophia Wu, undergraduate students at PolyU, captured a silver medal in pair rowing and a bronze medal in foil fencing, respectively.
BBA (Hons) in Marketing
Bronze Medal in the Women’s Foil Fencing Team
BBA (Hons) in Marketing
Silver Medal in the Women’s Pair Rowing
Master in Physiotheraphy
Bronze Medals in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay and 4x100m Medley Relay
Overall, students and alumni from seven local universities bagged two golds, eight silvers and 22 bronzes in the Asian Games Hangzhou.
The University has long been supportive of wholeperson education and sports development of students. By providing flexible admission routes to student-athletes, they can pursue both sports and academic goals.
PolyU experts provided rehabilitation services to national athletes
A team led by Professor Amy Fu, Peter Hung Professor in Pain Management, Associate Head and Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, provided rehabilitation services to the national team in preparation for the Asian Games Hangzhou, as well as the Paris Olympics in 2024. The team was responsible for formulating research plans on sports recovery and exploring strategies to address fatigue and overload strain caused by exercise.
Additionally, PolyU signed an agreement with the Center for Weight Lifting, Wrestling and Judo of the General Administration of Sport of China (the Center) to collaborate on the “Rehabilitation strategies in preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympics” project. In this collaboration, PolyU will provide rehabilitation services to the Center, and the Center will assist in conducting applied research that focuses on improving athletes’ performance and preventing injuries.
Water polo team
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