Hong Kong’s Vivian Kong can keep her world No 1 ranking for now. Photo: Augusto Bizzi/FIE

Hong Kong fencing star Vivian Kong likely to keep world No 1 spot despite another disastrous outing

  • The 25-year-old epeeist is bundled out at her first hurdle in the Chengdu leg of the World Cup series
  • However, her nearest rival from South Korea also bombs out early and is unable to pick up points
Topic |   Fencing

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Hong Kong’s Vivian Kong can keep her world No 1 ranking for now. Photo: Augusto Bizzi/FIE
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Vivian Kong Man-wai was in tears after landing in Hong Kong following a difficult time in Budapest. Photo: Handout

Can fencer Vivian Kong safeguard world number one spot, two weeks after reaching the top of the world?

  • Kong and world No 2 Kang Young-mi of South Korea level on world ranking points after Budapest Grand Prix a fortnight ago
  • Saturday’s World Cup result in Chengdu likely to break tie
Topic |   Vivian Kong Man-wai

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Vivian Kong Man-wai was in tears after landing in Hong Kong following a difficult time in Budapest. Photo: Handout
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