Cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze trains in the wind tunnel at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Athletes are using a number of different technologies to improve their performances. Photo: Handout
Cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze trains in the wind tunnel at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Athletes are using a number of different technologies to improve their performances. Photo: Handout

Tokyo Olympics: from wearables to 3D printed shoes and AI-powered coaching, athletes are using technology to aim for gold

  • Sports technology that monitors technique and apparel to improve performance is an important part of an elite athlete’s preparations
  • But critics say this can equate to ‘technological doping’ and has worsened inequality between well-funded teams and those from developing nations

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze trains in the wind tunnel at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Athletes are using a number of different technologies to improve their performances. Photo: Handout
Cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze trains in the wind tunnel at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Athletes are using a number of different technologies to improve their performances. Photo: Handout
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