Another medal for Hong Kong at Asian Athletics Championships as relay team bags bronze

Two more medals on offer on Sunday in India

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 09 July, 2017, 1:14pm
UPDATED : Sunday, 09 July, 2017, 1:18pm

Hong Kong bagged another medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in India as the men’s 4x100m relay team won bronze.

The team of So Chun-hong, Tang Yik-chun, Ng Ka-fung and Tsui Chi-ho finished in 39.53 seconds at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.

China edged out Thailand for gold in a photo finish, both teams finishing in 39.38sec.

It was the fourth consecutive Asian Championships at which the 4x100 team have medalled.

High jumper Cecilia Yeung Man-wai won silver earlier in the week.

On Sunday, Chan Ming-tai will be looking to medal in the final of the long jump, while Ricky hui wai-hei competes in the javelin

Elsewhere on Saturday, Lui Lai-yiu was seventh in the women’s 100m hurdles in 13.89sec.