Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP
Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP
Steve Thomas
Opinion

Opinion

Steve Thomas

Why does the Tour de France have so few Asian riders, and no representation from Hong Kong?

  • A focus on cycling has not translated into success in the world’s most famous road race despite success in other forms of the sport, like in the velodrome
  • Even those cyclists with a chance to make it at World Tour level have chosen not to take the opportunity

Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP
Wong Kam-po on his way to winning gold in the road race at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. Should he have tried his luck in Europe? Photo: SCMP
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