Sherry Tsai

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Sherry Tsai
TSAI Hiu Wai Sherry 200811.JPG
Sherry Tsai in 2008
Personal information
Born 4 September 1983 (1983-09-04) (age 34)
Hong Kong
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club CUC

Sherry Tsai (Chinese: 蔡曉慧; Jyutping: coi3 hiu2 wai6; born 4 September 1983) is a retired swimmer from Hong Kong. She competed at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics in the 50 m freestyle, 100 m and 200 m backstroke, and 200 m individual medley (six events in total), with the best achievement of 28th place.[1] She attended and swam for the University of California, Berkeley in the USA.[2]

She won Hong Kong's Best Swimmer Award 4 years-in-a-row (1998–2001), and at one time held 14 Hong Kong Records.[3] At the 2004 Olympics, she was Hong Kong's flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony.[4]

She has swum for Hong Kong at:

  • Olympics: 2000, 2004, 2008
  • World Championships: 1998, 2003, 2007, 2009
  • Asian Games: 1998, 2002, 2006
  • Asian Indoor Games: 2007, 2009
  • Asian Swimming Championships: 2009
  • East Asian Games: 2001, 2009
  • World University Games: 2003, 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherry Tsai. sports-reference.com.
  2. ^ Tsai's bio page Archived 15 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. from CalBears.com: the website for Cal Athletics; published 2007, retrieved 2010-12-02.
  3. ^ Interview with Tsai Archived 12 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine. from the website of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China; published 2006, retrieved 2010-12-02.
  4. ^ From star swimmer to everything she can be by Kane Wu, China Daily, Hong Kong edition. Published 2010-10-08, retrieved 2010-12-02.