Coaches & Speakers

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Keynote Speakers

Lam Chun Ying, Martin
General Secretary  
Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled

Mr Lam Chun Ying Martin is a professional sports administrator. He has been involving in the development of disabled sports in Hong Kong for the past 3 decades. It started when he worked as Director for Hong Kong Sports Association for Physically Disabled in 1983. Mr Lam took up the Sports Development Manager position at the Jubilee Sports Centre (now known as Hong Kong Sports Institute) in 1990 and was promoted to Assistant Director - Technical Services in 1994, overseeing the technical development of Hong Kong elite athletes. From 2000 to 2007, he headed the Secretariat of the Hong Kong Football Association as the General Secretary.
Presently, Mr Lam is the General Secretary of Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Associations for Physically Disabled and actively involved in promotion of Paralympic Movement locally and internationally.


Dr Robin Mellecker
The University of Hong Kong

Robin Mellecker, PhD, is a Post Doctorate Fellow in the Institute of Human Performance at the University of Hong Kong. Dr Mellecker has had a lifelong interest in exercise and sport. Her current research interest is focused on finding innovative ways to increase physical activity and improve child health. She specializes in researching technology for monitoring physical activity as well as using active gaming as a physical activity choice. She has recently expanded her active gaming investigations to include nutritional habits during videogame play and learning outcomes that arise from participation in active videogames. Dr Mellecker is the Asian Editor for the Games for Health Journal. She has extensive international experience and is actively involved in promoting a global view of innovative technologies used to encourage healthy lifestyle habits. In her free time Dr Mellecker enjoys being physically active and can be seen running, swimming and cycling in Hong Kong.


Lorraine Ng
Deputy Manager
Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee

Ms Lorraine Ng is a Deputy Manager of the Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee (HKADC), under the auspices of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC). She has been working for HKADC since its establishment. Prior to HKADC, Ms Ng was a cytotechnologist at St Paul's Hospital, British Columbia, Canada, and Dynacare Laboratories, Mount Vernon, Washington, USA.

Ms Ng received cytotechnoloy training at the School of Cytotechnology of the BC Cancer Agency, Canada, and obtained her master degree in Sport & Leisure Management at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

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Lee Lai Shan
Olympic Games gold medalist

Ms Lee Lai Shan is a world-renowned windsurfing athlete and Hong Kong's first-ever athlete who won the gold medal in the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. Over the years, she has won numerous awards in international competitions and is better known as the "Windsurfing Queen".

Her achievements in windsurfing include the Women's Mistral of the Olympic Games (1996), the Women's Mistral in the Asian Games (1998 and 2002), the Women's Mistral in the World Championships (1993, 1997, and 2001), European Championships (1993 and 1994), the Women's Mistral in the Asian Continental Championships (1993-1996, 1998-2001), the Women's Mistral in the Singapore Open Competition (1991, 1993 and 1994), and the Hong Kong Open Competition (1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1997).

Ms Lee was also a recipient of the Ten Outstanding Young Person's Award. In recognition of her outstanding achievements in international sports scene, she was awarded the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) and Bronze Bauhinia Star Award (BBS). In 2002, she received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Social Sciences by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Cho Ping
Assistant Coach
Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled

Ms Cho Ping is the Wheelchair Fencing Squad Team Assistant Coach of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled. She was also a former disabled athlete representing Hong Kong in various international competitions including World Championships, Asian Para Games and Paralympic Games.

Ms Cho was born in Mainland China and suffered from Polio when she was four years old. She migrated to Hong Kong in the 80s, where she started to engage in disabled sports. At the New York / Stoke Mandeville 1984 Paralympic Games, she captured a bronze medal in the 4 x 100m Relay, a silver medal in 4 x 200m Relay and a gold medal in the 4 x 400m Relay events. She also won the bronze medal at the Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games. She later engaged in wheelchair fencing and continued to demonstrate her sporting excellence. Later, she changed to involve in para-rowing and was able to get the first ever Paralympic ticket in para-rowing to the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games for Hong Kong. Ms Cho retired after the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games.

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Liu Kwok Wa, Sammy

Liu Kwok Wa is a retired Hong Kong elite badminton player and a registered coach of the HK Badminton Association. He has attained a World Ranking record of 7th and won a lot of higher level competitions in the past 10 years, including a 3rd in 2006 German Open, Men's Doubles.

Mr Liu is now a full time coach for various secondary schools and sports clubs. He is also a qualified examiner of Pre-level I Badminton Coaching Course and the Youth Badminton Athletes Training Scheme.



Leung Wai Man, Raymond

Leung Wai Man has been the Development Director of the Hong Kong Basketball Association since 1996. Prior to this, Mr Leung had coached for the HK Men's Senior and Junior Teams for 14 years.

Mr Leung is a qualified international basketball coach.




Lau Kam Tan, Ben

Trained and educated in Hong Kong, Ben Lau has been a member of the Hong Kong Squad in Fencing (Foil/Epee) for over ten years. He is now a full-time coach for the Hong Kong Fencing Association, i-Fencing Club Alliance Ltd, and acts as a team coach for various secondary and primary schools in Hong Kong.

Mr Lau has obtained Level 1 Coaching Certificate in Fencing-Epee (2007), Basic Fitness Trainer Certificate (2006), Level 1 General Sports Theory in Coaching (2002), and Level 1 Coaching Certificate in Fencing – Foil (2000).

Mr Lau won 3rd (individual) at the Australian World Cup in Fencing, the best results for the year 2008-2009. He was ranked 84th in the world, 10th in Asia and 4th in Hong Kong.


Lo Chun Chung, Ringo

Ringo Lo has been a member of the Hong Kong Squad in Fencing (Foil) since 1990. He was trained and educated in Hong Kong in the past 20 years.  His personal best was representing Hong Kong at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 and was ranked among top 30th in Men's Foil (Individual). He has been a record holder for Hong Kong in the past 16 years.

Mr Lo is a B-grade international referee and has refereed in various international competitions, including Doha Asian Games, Universiade Games and the World Championships (Final Judge).

Mr Lo has obtained a Bachelor Degree in Fencing Coach (2003), Level 3 Certificate of Coaching in Fencing (1996) issue by the Hong Kong Fencing Association, and C-grade fencing coach in Germany (1993). He has been coaching the Hong Kong Team and the Youth and Cadet Team. He also coaches at the Hong Kong Sports Institute and the Universiade Games.  He is now a full-time coach for the Latoya Sports Company Ltd, Hong Kong Fencing Association, and acts as a team coach for various primary and secondary schools.



Li Huifen

Li Huifen is an outstanding female Chinese table tennis player. In her 15-year athletic career, she won a total of 37 gold medals, 16 silver and 16 bronze, including a silver medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics Games in women's singles.

Besides the success in 88' Olympics, she was the Champion in Single, Double, Mixed Double and Team in US Open (1985), Champion in Single, Double and Team in Chinese National Championship (1985), Champion in Single Asian Table Tennis Championship (1986), Champion in Double in 6th All China Games (1987), Champion in Team and 1st Runner–up in Double in World Table Tennis Championship (1987) and Champion in Team and 1st Runner –up in Double in World Table Tennis Championship (1989).

She was the Hong Kong women's table tennis team coach from 1998 and led the team to win the 1st runner-up in World Team Championship.


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