HK ping-pong duo claim silver at Asian Championships

Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi-kem and Lee Ho-ching claimed silver in the women’s doubles at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Doha.

The Olympic team bronze medalists reached the final after a three-game sweep over Chinese Taipei.

They were up against South Korea’s Jeon Ji-hee and Shin Yubin in the gold medal match.

With the contest tied at a game each, the Koreans pulled away in the third game by scoring seven straight points.

Jeon and Shin went on to win 11-5, 7-11, 11-3, 11-4.

Hong Kong picked up a total of one silver and three bronzes at this year’s Asian Championships – their best result since 2007.