Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right)  pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right)  pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right) pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua

Letters | Tokyo Olympics: before the medals, cheers for the also-rans who made Games happen

  • As all athletes brave the risk of contracting Covid-19 and its possible long-term health effects, the non-medallists should be acknowledged for enabling the Games to take place
  • All competitors exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship and are the ‘winners’ of these Games, even if they do not end up on the podium

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right)  pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right)  pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (in pink blouse, first row) and sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (first row, third right) pose with members of the Hong Kong delegation during a flag presentation ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games, at Government House on July 8. Photo: Xinhua
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