Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua
Alvin Sallay
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Alvin Sallay

Left Field: Shek Wai-hung deserves top accolade for 2014

Gymnast showed courage and skill in lifting himself from London mockery and winning gold at the Incheon Asian Games

Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung went from laughing stock to hero after his exploits in Incheon. Photo: Xinhua
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Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay was a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years and reported on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup. A long-time Asia expert, he has also been to seven consecutive Asian Games.