Six of Hong Kong’s elite athletes, including Olympic champion Edgar Cheung, will enrol at Baptist University this year as part of a special admission scheme. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Six of Hong Kong’s elite athletes, including Olympic champion Edgar Cheung, will enrol at Baptist University this year as part of a special admission scheme. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Golden boy on campus: Hong Kong’s Olympic champion Edgar Cheung to be among freshmen at Baptist University as part of special scheme

  • The Tokyo 2020 fencing gold medallist paused his studies in secondary school to focus on training full-time and will hit the books for the first time in 9 years
  • He is among 6 of the city’s top athletes to enrol this year as part of an admission scheme introduced in 2016

Six of Hong Kong’s elite athletes, including Olympic champion Edgar Cheung, will enrol at Baptist University this year as part of a special admission scheme. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Six of Hong Kong’s elite athletes, including Olympic champion Edgar Cheung, will enrol at Baptist University this year as part of a special admission scheme. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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