Hong Kong clinch Games slots
Hong Kong won their berths in both the men and women's team events for the 11th National Games in the qualifiers in Qingdao yesterday. Comprising Zhou Mi, Wang Chen and Yip Pui-yin, the women's team came second in group D with two wins and one defeat. They beat Beijing 3-1 and Hubei 3-2 but lost 3-0 to Jiangsu. In the men's event, Hong Kong came back from a 3-0 loss to Guangdong to beat Beijing 3-1 and Zhejiang 3-2 to also finish second. The top three teams from each group qualified for the main draw in Shandong in October.