The road to Olympic gold for Hong Kong’s unassuming fencing hero, Edgar Cheung Ka-long

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “The road to Olympic gold for Hong Kong’s unassuming fencing hero, Edgar Cheung Ka-long” – below is their description.

Edgar Cheung Ka-long has given Hong Kong only its second Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Cheung’s individual men’s singles fencing victory on July 26, 2021, came 25 years after windsurfing champion Lee Lai-shan won Hong Kong’s first gold medal in 1996, a year before Cheung was born. Described as an unassuming but dedicated foil athlete, the newly crowned gold medallist had long dreamed of competing among the world’s elite in the sport.

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