Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP

Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong heroine Minnie Soo ‘never thought I could win’ as she steps up to claim bronze for women in team table tennis

  • Fourth seeds come from behind to beat Rio 2016 silver medallists Germany in ‘most important match’ of their lives
  • Coach Li Ching switches his line-up and Soo becomes the heroine with two singles wins, having only played doubles in earlier rounds

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s Minnie Soo Wai-yam celebrates after defeating Germany’s Shan Xiaona to secure the women’s team table tennis bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AFP
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