The men’s team of Low Ho-tin, Aaron Ho, Chan Cheuk-him and Cyrus Chang were beaten by Henan, 45:39.
Shandong defeated the SAR women’s team of Lam Hin-wai, Au Sin-ying, Ma Ho-chee, and Lau Wing-yi, by 45:29.
The individual foil events will take place on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong climbers Wong Cheuk-nam and Chan Cheung-chi also failed to advance in the speed climbing event. They said they didn’t perform well due to the rainy weather.