Lee Cheuk-yiu’s match at the Hong Kong Championships went ahead, but the rest did not. Photo: AFP
Lee Cheuk-yiu’s match at the Hong Kong Championships went ahead, but the rest did not. Photo: AFP

Covid-19 tests, late pullouts as Hong Kong Badminton Championships turn farcical

  • 1 out of the 10 semi-finals go ahead as players test positive, are named as close contacts or withdraw injured the night before
  • Tournament was already being completed the year after it started, with closures of facilities during Covid-19 outbreak among the causes

Lee Cheuk-yiu’s match at the Hong Kong Championships went ahead, but the rest did not. Photo: AFP
Lee Cheuk-yiu’s match at the Hong Kong Championships went ahead, but the rest did not. Photo: AFP
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