Hong Kong Sports Institute
fidelity award: Bronze
SPORTS AND FACILITIES
Permanent sports in the centre: 17 "Tier A" Sports – Athletics, Badminton, Billiard sports, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Karatedo, Rowing, Rugby Sevens, Sailing, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Tenpin Bowling, Windsurfing and Wushu
Sport facilities: At its permanent headquarters, currently undergoing a HK$1.7 billion redevelopment, the following sports facilities are being constructed to world standards: a multi-purpose sports hall with a 12 –lane bowling centre, a wushu training venue, doubles squash courts, indoor swimming complex, rowing boathouse, indoor sports complex (training venues for table tennis, fencing, badminton and fencing, fitness training centre), running/ cycling trail, warm-up track, multiple-purpose outdoor venue, tennis courts, and integrated sports facilities for athletes with disabilities including.
Support services: Operating under a biopsychosocial paradigm, the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) provides a full range of services including: coaching, sports science, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, programme support, educational, personal and social development programmes, and professional development for staff and coaches.
Studies arranged, available for athletes in the centre or externally: Athletes enrolled in formal education programmes study externally. HKSI provides tutorial support, academic planning and advice, school referral/admission support, education grants, personal and social development programmes for HKSI scholarship athletes internally.
Admission athletes of other countries for training under fees: No
Residence number of beds: With accommmodation up to 370 athletes, the Athlete Hostel, a 9-storey buidling, is the ideal accommodation for elite athletes. In addition, the hostel has shared communal living rooms, tutorial rooms, athlete common room and athlete learning hub.
ENVIRONMENT (enviromental conditions)