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CHEUNG Ka Long
NOC Hong Kong, China   
GenderMen
Born 10 Jun 1997
Height1.89 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages Cantonese, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in the fourth grade at primary school.
Club / Team Hong Kong Sports Institute: Sha Tin, HKG
Name of coach Gregory Koenig [national], FRA
Handedness Left
General Interest
Nicknames Edgar (Facebook profile, 23 Dec 2020; scmp.com, 11 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (hk01.com, 02 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol US basketball player Dennis Rodman. (scmp.com, 12 Jan 2016)
Injuries He was troubled by an injury to his left elbow in September 2019. As a result, he had to withdraw from a competition in Hong Kong, China. (hk.on.cc, 22 Sep 2019)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He listens to upbeat music prior to competing. (scmp.com, 12 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "It's crucial to control unexpected and tough situations. Instead of putting pressure on myself, I focus more on how I can do my best during every single point." (scmp.com, 12 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours He was flag bearer for Hong Kong, China at the 2017 National Games in the People's Republic of China. (scmp.com, 29 Aug 2017)

In 2014 he was named an Outstanding Junior Athlete by the Hong Kong Sports Institute [HKSI]. (sportsforhopefoundation.org.hk, 16 Nov 2014)

In 2013 he was named Hong Kong's Most Promising Young Athlete at the Samsung Hong Kong Sports Stars awards ceremony, organised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. (sportsroad.hk, 23 Apr 2014; hksi.org.hk, 13 Mar, 2014)
Famous relatives His parents both played national league basketball in the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong, China. (hk.apple.nextmedia.com, 26 Jul 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 19 Jan 2021; hk.appledaily.com, 05 May 2020)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2020 1 Individual Foil Tokyo, Japan
2020 7 Team Foil Tokyo, Japan
World Championships
2019 Final 5-6 Team Foil Budapest, Hungary
Asian Championships
2019 2 Individual Foil Tokyo, Japan
2019 3 Team Foil Tokyo, Japan
2018 2 Team Foil Bangkok, Thailand
2018 6 Individual Foil Bangkok, Thailand
2017 2 Individual Foil Hong Kong, China
2017 3 Team Foil Hong Kong, China
2016 1 Individual Foil Wuxi, China
2015 3 Individual Foil Singapore, Singapore
2015 4 Team Foil Singapore, Singapore