Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA
Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA
Alvin Sallay
Opinion

Opinion

Alvin Sallay

Marathons can be open and safe

Increased security at start and finish will deter terrorists, whose prime aim is to garner as much publicity as possible

Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA
Aftermath of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photo: EPA
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Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay was a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years and reported on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup. A long-time Asia expert, he has also been to seven consecutive Asian Games.