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Asian Games: historic fencing gold ‘dream come true’, says Cheung

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Asian Games 2023: Cheung Ka-long adds historic gold to collection, says win was ‘a dream come true’

Cheung Ka-long wins city’s first fencing title at an Asian Games with dominant victory over China’s Chen HaiweiThere is bronze too for teammate Ryan Choi, while Vivian Kong is forced to settle for bronze for third straight GamesAsian Games 2023Mike Chanin HangzhouPublished: 11:13pm, 24 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

Hong Kong hero Cheung Ka-long added yet another accolade to his long list of honours on Sunday, winning a first Asian Games fencing gold medal for the city.

The Olympic champion reeled off 12 points in a row to thrash the hosts’ Chen Haiwei 15-2 in a one-sided men’s foil individual final in Hangzhou.

The 26-year-old said he was thrilled to complete his personal collection of regional championships.

“I was only missing the Games gold to win all the titles in Asia, so, I did think about it before the final,” the world No 7 said. “It’s an important matter in terms of my career, and it’s just like a milestone.”

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