Hong Kong fencer Vivian Kong before departing for the Asian Games in Indonesia, where she won two medals. She credits a vegan diet for her improved training and performance. Photo: Chan Kin-wa

Vegan vindication: Asian Games medallist’s switch to plant-based diet speeds recovery from serious injury, and boosts her training and results

Hong Kong fencer Vivian Kong had been thinking of turning vegan for years; a serious injury led her to adopt the diet, despite scepticism from athletes and her family. Suddenly she could train better, and in June she won gold at the Asian championships, then Asian Games bronze

Topic |   Health and wellness

TOP PICKS

Hong Kong fencer Vivian Kong before departing for the Asian Games in Indonesia, where she won two medals. She credits a vegan diet for her improved training and performance. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
READ FULL ARTICLE