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Wilson (Wai Shing) Man

Global Athlete Input Council

Wilson Man is honored to serve as the East Asia Representative on the Global Athlete Input Council, where he speaks on behalf of other Special Olympics athletes and works to change the perceptions of people with intellectual disabilities. He also works alongside mentors to lead Hong Kong’s athlete leaders in the local athlete input council to build an inclusive community. Outside of Special Olympics, he is a steward in Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong.

Wilson has participated in Special Olympics since 2003 and has participated in bocce, bowling, basketball, and athletics. He participated in the Special Olympics World Games Shanghai 2007 in bocce and the Special Olympics World Games Athens 2011 in bowling. With his strong leadership skills and pleasant personality, he has assisted coaches in different sports teams by taking care of younger teammates and boosting the morale of the team. Apart from his achievements in sport, he actively participates in non-sports events. He usually serves as an emcee at Special Olympics events, and his performance always receives high recognition from others.

He was nominated as the 2012-2013 Special Olympics East Asia Regional Messenger to help spread the Special Olympics message in the region. He has been representing the athletes on the governing board as a Special Olympics Hong Kong Executive Committee member since 2015.