Hong Kong’s medal tally at the 2017 Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts Games rose to four after long jumper Chan Ming-tai won a bronze medal on the fourth day of competition in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Tuesday.
Chan, 22, a 2016 Rio Olympian, cleared 7.44 meters on his third and final attempt. He was four centimeters behind winner Nguyen Tien Trong of Vietnam.
Another Hong Kong long jumper, Lau Kin-hei managed 7.32 meters to finish fifth.
In high jump, Cecilia Yeung Man-wai won a bronze medal on Monday, wrapping up the season after winning medals in every Asian event she took part in this year.
In women’s track cycling, Sarah Lee Wai-sze and Vivian Ma Wing-yu reached the semi-finals and will be hoping to set up an all-Hong Kong final.
With her major regional rivals from China and South Korea absent, Lee is a favourite to win gold in the women’s sprint on Wednesday night against teammate and rising star Ma.
In the women’s 60-meter final, Lam On-ki tied with Feng Lulu of China for sixth place with a time of 7.54 seconds.
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