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Historical Background and Profile
Jun 05, 2007 at 05:04 PM

 

Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (“HKASA”) was founded in early 1950 by the President, Mr. A. de O. Sales, and it took part for the first time in the Olympic Games in Helsinki 1952 with four swimmers. It was subsequently registered under the Societies Ordinance on 28th April 1960. It is a member of the Federation Internationale De Natation (FINA), Asian Swimming Federation (AASF) and Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF & OC). It is the sole governing body of swimming sports in Hong Kong covering all swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming, open water swimming and masters competitions and activities here. In the past 50 years, the Association has been promoting and developing swimming sports, thus raising the standard of swimming, nurturing elite swimmers and providing training to athletes, officials, judges and coaches in Hong Kong through organizing different competitions, training courses and relevant teaching activities. The Association now has over 120 affiliated clubs with over 8,000 registered athletes, offering all properly accredited persons the opportunity to represent Hong Kong in a wide range of competitions and meetings here and abroad.

 

Address

Unit L, 9/F, MG Tower, 133 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon.

Telephone

(852) 2572 8594       

Fax

(852) 2591 0792

E-mail Address

Website

http://www.hkasa.org.hk