Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP
Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP

San San at 50: Hong Kong’s only Olympic gold medallist on staying healthy and positive, and the importance of sport

  • Windsurfer Lee Lai-shan, who won gold at the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, recently turned 50
  • Still active but more of a badminton player these days, she believes sport plays a vital role in society, and all the more so during the coronavirus pandemic

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP
Lee Lai-shan waves to Cheung Chau residents during a celebration for her gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. She hopes Hong Kong can increase its tally of Olympic medals at next year’s summer games in Tokyo. Photo: SCMP
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