Prof. Paul Chu holds two CityU staff individual swimming records (long course) in butterfly and breast stroke: 32.87" (50m butterfly) since 1999 and 1'27.05" (100m breast stroke) since 1999. He also held the 50m breast stroke staff record of 38.22" from 2001 to 2012.
Prof. Chu also holds the CityU staff mixed relay record. Dream Team (Mr. Roy Ngai, Ms. Mariji Minic, Mr. Raymond Lam, and Prof. Paul Chu) broke the CityU staff 4x50m mixed relay record with a time of 2'08.22" in October, 2006. Left picture below - from left to right, Mr. Roy Ngai, Prof. Paul Chu, and Ms. Mariji Minic; Right picture below - Second Row: Prof. Paul Chu (3rd from left) and Ms. Mariji Minic (3rd from right); First Row: Mr. Raymond Lam (4th from right) and Mr. Roy Ngai (3rd from right) [Watch videos]
Prof. Paul Chu is a member of the Kwun Tong Masters Swimming Team (KTS) and has won more than 100 medals in Hong Kong masters swimming competitions. His KTS relay team held two Hong Kong masters swimming records from 1998/1999 to 2006. Prof. Chu and his KTS teammates swam the 200 year-old (combined age of four swimmers between 200 and 239) 4x25m short-course medley relay in 1'01.60" on February 28, 1998 and 4x50m long-course free style relay in 2'00.22" on March 20, 1999.
Prof. Paul Chu has been Honorary Manager of the City University of Hong Kong Varsity Swimming Team since 1999. The 2018-2019 City University of Hong Kong varsity swimming team is featured in the pictures below (Prof. Paul Chu, far left). The men were fifth and ladies were second in the 2018-2019 Hong Kong inter-university swimming competitions.
Prof. Paul Chu was multiple time winners in men's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles, and teams competitions in CityU staff-student badminton tournaments.
Far left picture below - Prof. Paul Chu and Ms. Rita Lee, 2006 and 2008 CityU staff mixed doubles champions
Middle left picture below - Prof. Paul Chu and Mr. Kwong-Wah Yu, 2004 CityU staff-student men's doubles champions
Middle right picture below - Prof. Paul Chu and Mr. Andrew Walton, 2004 and 2005 CityU staff men's doubles champions
Far right picture below - Prof. Paul Chu, 1998 CityU staff men's singles champion
Prof. Paul Chu has been Honorary Manager of the City University of Hong Kong Varsity Badminton Team since 1998. Shown below is the 2017 - 2018 CityU varsity badminton team (Prof. Paul Chu, far left in the top picture and 6th from left in the middle and bottom pictures); The men were champions and ladies were second in the 2017-2018 Hong Kong inter-university badminton competitions.