HK’s sabre teams fail to advance in National Games

Hong Kong fencers on Friday failed to advance in the National Games in Shaanxi after both the men’s and women’s sabre teams were knocked out in the first round.

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.