Liam Herbert, Russell Webb and Max Denmark know winning is the only acceptable outcome this weekend for Hong Kong’s men’s sevens team. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

‘We’re in this to win it’: Hong Kong men’s sevens feel the pressure heading into 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifier

  • The heavily favoured squad features youngsters such as Max Denmark, who has turned heads for Hong Kong since the 2017 Asia Rugby Sevens Series
  • The team hope to erase failing to qualify for the 2015 Rio Olympics, as well as losing in the World Series qualifying final at Hong Kong Sevens
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Liam Herbert, Russell Webb and Max Denmark know winning is the only acceptable outcome this weekend for Hong Kong’s men’s sevens team. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Tom McQueen and Jamie Hood training at the Sports Institute for the Olympic qualifying tournament in Incheon, South Korea. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

‘Usually we’re the underdogs’: Hong Kong’s men’s sevens team head into Olympic qualifier as heavy favourites

  • With Japan already having booked their tickets as hosts, Hong Kong have a clear shot to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
  • Captain Max Woodward says they definitely feel the pressure to perform next weekend in Incheon at the two-day tournament
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Tom McQueen and Jamie Hood training at the Sports Institute for the Olympic qualifying tournament in Incheon, South Korea. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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