Wu Kin San

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Wu Kin San
Wu Kin San at Tour des Fjords 2013
Personal information
Full nameWu Kin San
Born (1985-05-04) 4 May 1985 (age 38)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Professional teams
2007–2011Hong Kong Pro Cycling Team
2011–2013Champion System

Wu Kin San (Chinese: 胡健燊; pinyin: Wǔ Jiànxīn; Jyutping: mou5 gin3 san1; born May 4, 1985, in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong professional road cyclist,[1] who last rode for the Champion System team.

Professional career[edit]

Wu began cycling at the age of twelve, and having shown his great talent and passion for sport, turned pro just 8 years later. In 2005, he claimed numerous titles road race at the Tour of South China Sea in Macau and Hong Kong, while playing for Purapharm Cycling Team. A year later, Wu signed a contract with Lampre–Fondital to undergo a training in Milan, Italy.[2] Following his return to Hong Kong, Wu supposedly started his first race for the Tour of Qinghai Lake, but Lampre–Fondital decided to withdraw from the tour. Few months later, his contract with the Italian pro cycling firm ended.[3]

In 2007, Wu started his season with the Hong Kong Pro Cycling Team by winning his first ever national Under-23 championship title in 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 16 seconds. A year later, Wu switched his focus to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he finished the men's road race in 88th place with a time of 7:05:57.[4] Wu also became the first ever cyclist from Hong Kong to successfully complete the Olympic road race.

Career highlights[edit]

1st Stage 6 Tour d'Indonesia, Malang (INA)
1st Overall Tour of South China Sea
1st Stages 1, 3 & 8
1st Stage 1 Tour of Siam, Saphan Hin (THA)
1st National Road Race Championships
1st National Under-23 Road Race Championships
3rd Overall Cepa Tour
4th Hong Kong Criterium Series
4th National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 2 Hong Kong Road Race
2nd Hong Kong Criterium Series
10th Tour of South China Sea
4th National Road Race Championships


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Wu Kin San". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  2. ^ Wang, Jasmine (1 August 2006). "Wu out to impress Italians". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  3. ^ Chan, Kin-wa (3 June 2006). "Lampre's withdrawal from tour leaves Wu in limbo". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's Road Race". Beijing 2008. NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 19 August 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012.

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