Double happiness for Hong Kong paddlers

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 27 May, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 27 May, 2010, 12:00am
 

The Hong Kong women's team are one step away from finishing top of their group at the world team championships in Moscow, after they recorded a 3-1 victory over highly fancied South Korea in group C yesterday. It was double happiness for Hong Kong as the men's team finished first in group D after defeating Austria 3-1. Although they lost to Belarus 3-1 later the day, it did not affect their top ranking with four wins and one defeat in the group stage. They now advance to the quarter-finals. The Hong Kong women only need to beat fifth-placed Ukraine today to finish top of their group for an automatic berth in the quarter-finals.

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