Breakthrough Success Stories
Ivan Chan joined the Operation Breakthrough Rugby Programme at age 11 and since has been an immediate success. Now at 24 years old, he has played in national level representing Hong Kong Rugby Team in both Under 18's and Under 20's in countries like Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and United Kingdom etc. We are very proud of his achievements.
Surez Gurung joined the Operation Breakthrough Boxing Programme at 14 through a Superintendent’s discretion Scheme. Now at 24 he has represented the Hong Kong Police Boxing team in many local boxing and international tournaments. In 2012, he made his Professional Debut fight under Hatton Asia Pacific Promotion Banner.Through the help of Operation Breakthrough, he graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with BSc (Hons) Events and Leisure Management.
Tsang Chun-nim (曾俊念)
Ah Nim joined Breakthrough in the 2008/2009 season when he was 15. He is the eldest son of a typical Hong Kong single-income working class family but was having trouble at school, failing subjects, lacking motivation and suffering from low personal esteem.
He came to the attention of the Mongkok Police school liaison sergeant via the school masters and was recruited in to the Breakthrough programme to provide him with the mentoring and support of peers, as well as opportunity to develop confidence and purpose.
Tank Lam joined the Operation Breakthrough Rugby Programme at age 15 through a Superintendent's Discretion Scheme. Now at 26 years old, he has played in national Level representing Hong Kong Rugby Team in both Under 18's, 19’s and Under 20's in countries like Tai Wan, Singapore and Philippines. He currently coaching the police mini rugby team and the Operation Breakthrough under 19’s team.
Chan Pak Hin (陳柏軒)
Ah Hin, joined the Breakthrough team for the 2010/11 season when he was 14. One of his close friends had got in to trouble with the police and joined Breakthrough under the Hong Kong Police Superintendent’s Discretion Scheme. After interview by a social worker, Ah Hin was assessed as also being at risk, having needed to repeat Form 1 at school and suffering from bad influences amongst his peers