To the hilt: Edgar Cheung’s Olympic gold has Hongkongers ready to take a stab at fencing

Three days after Hong Kong won fencing gold at the Tokyo Olympics, Dylan Wong, a 28-year-old clerk, was still revelling in the victory – so much so he decided to give the sport a try himself.The Hongkonger was watching on Monday evening with colleagues in his office as Edgar Cheung Ka-long beat the defending Olympic champion, Italy’s Daniele Garozzo, to win the men’s foil individual gold. The workplace burst into cheers.Wong admits he does not know much about fencing, and has never picked up a…


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