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.
The importance of nurturing and funding the city’s athletic development has been underlined with fencer Edgar Cheung Ka-long claiming the world title in Paris.
Hong Kong beaten by champions South Korea in Asian Championships semi-finals before losing to China in playoff for third place.
Hong Kong’s leading men’s foil stars Cheung Ka-long and Ryan Choi Chun-yin both fall in round of 16 in Wuxi.
LCSD Open Championships will be used to decide make-up of men’s and women’s squads in foil, épée and sabre.
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.
His performance puts him on track to regain world No 1 spot in the men’s foil and is a morale booster for Hong Kong team, coach says.
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.
Both Tokyo Games medallists continued their fine form into 2022, earning them the top honours in the men’s and women’s categories.
Men’s foil team finishes 13th at World Cup series event in France, well behind Japan, China and South Korea.
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.
Four of city’s squad come through pool stages to reach round of 64 alongside top Cheung Ka-long and Ryan Choi.
Sixth-form pupil claims Hong Kong’s first-ever girls’ gold, six years after Cheung won the boys’ competition – and the girls’ team win silver.
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.
The former world No 1 was back to winning ways over the weekend, but says he is happy to just win medals and not chase world ranking points.
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Olympic heroes Siobhan Haughey and Cheung Ka-long take top honours at Wednesday’s glitzy ceremony in Wan Chai.
Men’s foil team beat Canada and South Korea to secure fifth-place finish after quarter-final disappointment in Cairo.
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.
Olympic champion lost in the men’s individual foil semi-finals, but claims bronze medal as there is no play-off for third place.
Hong Kong crash out of the semi-finals on the last day of the Asian Championships in Seoul on Wednesday.
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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Olympic fencer Ryan Choi heads into the Asian and World Championships with a new sense of confidence, after claiming silver at Incheon Grand Prix.
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.
Olympic gold medallist seeks ranking points to consolidate his position as world No 1 on a busy weekend for Hong Kong’s foil and épée fencers.
Hong Kong’s first foil world No 1 Cheung Ka-long winds up a successful five-month European Tour with a world number No 1 position and a world cup title.
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.