Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam
Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam

Distance runner Christy Yiu still hopeful of qualifying for Tokyo Olympics despite strict rule change

  • The 32-year-old needs to win the 2021 Hong Kong Marathon to gain automatic entry or collect enough world ranking points to make it to Tokyo
  • Hong Kong’s top women’s runner is ranked only 382 and is aiming to take part in her second Games after the 2016 Rio Olympics

Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon
Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam
Christy Yiu wins the half marathon at the 2019 Hong Kong showpiece. Can she win the 2021 event in the full marathon and book her ticket to Tokyo? Photo: Nora Tam
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