Wong Ho Chung
Sport: Trail Running
Nationality: Chinese, resident of Hong Kong
Chung has been one of the most dominant trail runners in Asia for the past 10 years with numerous podiums in a wide variety of races and distances, including overall wins in Korea’s DMZ stage Ultra, The Philippines North Face 100, and Hong Kong’s King of the Hills.
In addition, Chung has had remarkable further international results with both top 10 finishes on the Ultra Trail World Tour and in the 2017 Xterra Trail World Championships in the USA. In 2019 Chung finished 6th Overall at the UTMB, the defacto World Championships of Ultra Trail running. It was one of the top performances in history of any runner from Asia.
Chung is also one of the world’s top desert stage racers having won Racing the Planet’s 4 Desert Series events on 3 continents, and in 2018 taking the Grand Slam title across all their international events. He also is a top 10 finisher in the prestigious Marathon de Sables in his first attempt. Chung is currently the #1 ranked trail runner from Hong Kong and again reached the UTMB podium in 2021.