Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP
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Olympics hero makes point success also lies outside the classroom

  • In a city where academic achievement often comes first, gold medal-winning fencer Edgar Cheung Ka-long has shown hard work and persistence in the sporting field has its own rewards

Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Long looks his gold medal for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on July 26, 2021. Photo: AFP
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