Dennis To

The Youngest Wushu Champion in Hong Kong

Dennis ToDennis To (Yu-Hang To) is a Hong Kong martial artist  and actor, known for The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010), Ip Man 2 (2010) and Ip Man (2008). He was born on January 1, 1981. He is a wushu practitioner who won awards at competitions, including a silver medal at the 2002 Asian Games and a gold medal at the 2005 East Asian Games.

Dennis To became an actor in 2007. He has played minor roles in Ip Man (2008), Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) and Ip Man 2 (2010). He is best known for his lead role as the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man in the 2010 film The Legend Is Born – Ip Man.

Dennis To on The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake Movie Poster.Dennis To began the  practice of wushu at the age of 6 in the Hong Kong Wushu Union’s classes. He attended Helen Liang Memorial Secondary School in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. After graduating from school, he joined the Hong Kong Wushu Team and participated in wushu competitions. In 1999, at the age of 18, Dennis To won a gold medal in Changquan at the 1999 World Wushu Championships, thus becoming the youngest wushu champion in Hong Kong. He also won various medals at the 2001 and 2003 World Wushu Championships. In 2002, he won a silver medal in Changquan at the 2002 Asian Games. In 2005, Dennis To, together with Chan Siu-kit and Chow Ting-yu, won a gold medal in duilian at the East Asian Games. Dennis To took part in the Hong Kong leg of the 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay as one of the 120 torchbearers in Hong Kong.