Hong Kong won its third medal at the Paralympic Games when wheelchair fencer Chan Yui-chong claimed a bronze medal in the women’s individual epee in Rio on Tuesday.
Hong Kong swimmer Tang Wai-lok, 19, has taken gold in the Paralympic Games in Rio, winning the men’s 200 metre freestyle.
Hong Kong has sent 24 athletes to the Rio Paralympics. They will compete in eight events – archery, athletics, equestrian, shooting, swimming, table tennis, wheelchair fencing and boccia, a game similar to lawn bowls.
With green pools, falling TV cameras, and an overall sense of disorder in Rio, the 2016 Olympics still managed to celebrate the diverse talents of athletes.
HK table tennis star Doo Hoi-kem, 19, recalls a touching moment at the Rio Olympics. “It happened when I played China’s top seed Ding Ning in the women’s singles."
It is never easy to bounce back from defeat – especially one that happened in front of the entire world. But that’s exactly what table tennis player Ding Ning did.
China’s women’s volleyball coach Lang Ping asked local secondary school students to uphold the spirit of teamwork, perseverance and daring to win despite adversity.
After she failed to win a medal on the uneven bars at the Olympic Games in Rio last week, Chinese gymnast Shang Chunsong shed a tear.
The tickets for this weekend’s visit from China’s Olympic gold medallists sold out in hours. Leung Chun-ying also confirmed the tour will include Chinese swimming sensation and media darling Fu Yuanhui.
The bronze medallist says she didn't swim her best in the medley, but was very frank when explaining why