Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout
Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout

Former Hong Kong expat wins European Fair Play award for saving fellow triathlete’s life during race

  • The Slovak native was in the water during a triathlon in Tianjin, China last September and felt a lifeless body
  • Springing into action, he dragged the unconscious competitor to a rescue boat and continued racing

Topic |   IOC (International Olympic Committee)
Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout
Michel Bucek, a former Hong Kong expat, has just won an European Fair Play award for saving a man’s life during a triathlon in China. Photo: Handout
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