AISHK Alumna Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

[Source: SCMP]

Congratulations to Hong Kong Sailor Stephanie Norton, who has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in sailing, after taking third place in the Laser Radial class at the Mussanah Open in Oman.

An AISHK alumna, Class of 2018, Stephanie is also the first female single-handed dinghy sailor to secure a place to represent the SAR at the Olympics. At 20 years of age, she has also reached the Olympics via a competitive route following implementation of stricter qualifying rules, introduced the 1996 Games.

This is an amazing achievement by Stephanie and, on behalf of the AISHK school community, we proudly send warm congratulations and best wishes for her upcoming competition at the Tokyo Olympics. We will certainly all be cheering Stephanie on in both the leadup to and on the day of this momentous event.

Please stay tuned to school publications including The Lion Rock magazine to be released at the end of Term 2. We will be featuring Stephanie, her story and her achievements further.

In the meantime, please find the official Press Release from The Hong Kong Sailing Federation containing further detail.