Cheung Ka-longi

Cheung Ka-long is a left-handed Hong Kong foil fencer. He is the 2016 individual Asian champion, a two-time Olympian, and the 2021 individual foil Olympic champion. At Tokyo 2021, Cheung became the first Hong Kong fencer in history to win an Olympic gold medal and only the second to become an Olympic champion.

  • Men’s foil team beats world no 1 United States 45-31 in bronze medal match after losing to Japan in semi-finals
  • Choi plays key role as Hong Kong upset defending champions Italy in quarter-finals

Hong Kong’s men’s foilists lose in last 32, costing Cheung a chance to regain world No 1 spot, while women’s épéeists improve their team ranking with seventh place in World Cup in UAE.

Hong Kong’s Vivian Kong Man-wai may return to the top after the weekend, while Cheung Ka-long and the men’s foil team head to Mexico to begin Olympic qualification quest.

World No 5 loses in individual foil semi-finals to American Alexander Massialas, with Hong Kong’s fencers struggling in French capital ahead of team competition.

Hongkonger Cheung Ka-long drops to No 6 in the world, but has a chance to put a recent shock loss behind him in the domestic championships and Tokyo World Cup.

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Olympic champion inspires men’s foil team to victory against China before Hong Kong brush Austria aside to set up daunting clash with the United States in Cairo.

Cheung Ka-long and Ryan Choi will lead bid for a first regional team title, while a third gold medal in Seoul would be a record haul for the city.

World No 1 Cheung wins individual foil in Seoul with Choi joining him on the podium to move Hong Kong closer to their best ever haul at the championships.

City’s high-flying fencers will look to once again prove themselves against their regional counterparts as they kick off their campaigns in Seoul on Friday.

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Choi takes his first ever grand prix silver medal, coming through succession of nail-biting encounters after Olympic champion Cheung is stunned by world No 92.

Foilist Daphne Chan Nok-sze, 17, and epeeist Chen Hailin, 15, hope to follow in world No 1 and Tokyo Olympic champion’s footsteps – ‘he shows us if we work hard we can achieve something’.

The Tokyo Olympic champion became Hong Kong’s first foil world No 1 with a total of 200 ranking points, replacing Italian Alessio Foconi at the top of the global rankings.