Hong Kong Sports Institute

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HKSI signage
Aerial view of the institute

The Hong Kong Sports Institute (香港體育學院) is a sports institute in the Fo Tan, Sha Tin district of Hong Kong. It is mandated to provide training to athletes, and also offers academic qualification in the field of sports training.[1] The campus is located on reclaimed land on the bank of the Shing Mun River, next to the Sha Tin Racecourse.

History[edit]

The institute was opened as the Jubilee Sports Centre by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent in 1982 with support from the Queen's Silver Jubilee Fund. It was renamed in 1991.[2]

It was the site of equestrian events of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B. Ed. Programme in Sports Training". Sports Coaching. Hong Kong Sports Institute. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Jubilee Sports Centre, c. 1980s". The Hong Kong Jockey Club Archives. Hong Kong Memory. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 22°23′41.88″N 114°12′07.44″E / 22.3949667°N 114.2020667°E / 22.3949667; 114.2020667