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Fencing

Yu nabs Hong Kong's second gold

Yu Chui-yee celebrates another fencing gold. Photo: AP

Hong Kong's Yu Chui-yee collected her sixth Paralympic gold medal with an emphatic win over mainlander Wu Baili in the women's individual foil (category A) final in London.

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 1:58am

Fencer makes Olympic mark

Hong Kong's teenage foil fencer Nicholas Choi has qualified for this summer's London Olympics - achieving his dream four years earlier than planned.

Choi, 19, became Hong Kong's youngest-ever Olympic fencing representative after securing a world ranking of 46 during qualifying.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Cut and thrust of life at the sharp end

Representing your country at the Olympics is the pinnacle for athletes, and in most developed nations they would be showered with financial and other support. That is not always the case in Hong Kong, as fencer Leung Ka-ming has discovered.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Swords drawn as 6 fencers make Games

Coach Zheng Kangzhao hopes to take Hong Kong to new heights after a record six fencers qualified for the Olympic Games this summer.

2 May 2012 - 12:00am

Teenager will take foil to Games

Qualifying for this summer's London Olympics came as a surprise to the youngest member of the Hong Kong fencing team.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fencer has wheel to win

People in Hong Kong who know anything about wheelchair fencing know Alison Yu Chui-yee. The 28-year-old has achieved success in and out of competition and is always looking for ways to push herself even further.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fencing team secure Intercity Games glory

Hong Kong's fencers excelled themselves at last month's National Intercity Games, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi, where they won the bronze medal in the men's foil team event. The medal was Hong Kong's first at the Games.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Honourable pastime

Fencing dates back to the Renaissance period when it was used as a method of duelling by aristocratic gentlemen to settle issues of honour. In the modern day, it still carries a sense of honour, chivalry and nobility that characterised that period of history.

27 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

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