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Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong table tennis pair lead way on day two, with action on water to come



After a slightly disappointing start to the

, Hong Kong’s athletes are back in action on Sunday with their medal hopes still intact in several sports.

In the table tennis, mixed doubles pair Doo Hoi-kem and Wong Chun-ting start the day with their quarter-final against France, while later this afternoon Minnie Soo Wai-yam and Lam Siu-hang are in action in the women’s and men’s singles respectively. 

Elsewhere, the sailing team take to the water for the first time, while Stephanie Norton competes in the one-handed dinghy laser radial series. Four-time Olympian Stephanie Au Hoi-shun will conclude the day by taking part in the women’s 100m backstroke heats at 6pm. After making the Olympic A qualifying standard for the first time in her career, she is aiming to break her own Hong Kong record.

Follow us for live coverage of day two of the 2020 Games.

Reporting by Paul Ryding and Jonathan White (in Tokyo), Patrick Blennerhassett, Josh Ball, and Jack Lau.



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