American Zhang Beiwen has reached the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open. Photos: Chan Kin-wa

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American Zhang Beiwen has reached the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open. Photos: Chan Kin-wa
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Chan Kin-wa

Chan Kin-wa

Kin-wa joined the SCMP after working for the Hong Kong Sports Development Board and the government for more than a decade. Previously, he was at the Standard for six years. Kin-wa has covered the Olympic Games twice and three Asian Games as an SCMP reporter.