Olympic champion Edgar Cheung Ka-long mobbed by fans after Hong Kong Open victory

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Hong Kong golden boy Edgar Cheung Ka-long refused to allow the added fan attention to distract him in his first competition since winning at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics . The 24-year-old eased past teammate Ryan Choi Chun-yin 15-4 in the Blue Cross Insurance 2021 Hong Kong Open Fencing Championships men’s foil final at the AsiaWorld Expo on Sunday evening. But it was not all smooth sailing as he trailed fifth-seed Lawrence Ng Lok-wang twice in the semis, coming back from four points down to win 15-10 in front of a rapturous crowd. The 22-year-old Ng, a former TVB child actor,...