Team Hong Kong consists of Chung Yat Long Leo, Lai Cheuk Nam Matthew, To Wai Lok Oto, Cheng Nga Ching and Fung Ching Hei Heylie successfully captured Bronze medals in the FISU World University Team Squash Championships 2022 yesterday.

The 4th seed Team Hong Kong defeated the 5th seed Team Spain by 2-1 to enter the Semi-finals as the No.2 team of Group A.

The team faced the 3rd seed, Team France in the Semi-finals afterwards. The first player, Chung Yat Long was beaten by his opponent, Edwin Clain by 0-3 (4-11, 4-11, 7-11), and the second player, Cheng Nga Ching tied 1-1 by winning Ninon Lemarchand in straight games (12-10, 11-9, 11-9). However, the last player, Lai Cheuk Nam Matthew narrowly lost to Toufik Mekhalfi in an intensive five games at 2-3 (7-11, 2-11, 11-9, 12-10, 10-12). The team eventually obtained Bronze medals to conclude their journey.

12/11/2022 Results of Team Hong Kong:

Group A
[4] Hong Kong beat [5] Spain by 2-1

Chung Yat Long Leo (HKG) beat Nilo Vidal Herrera (ESP) by 3-1 (12-10, 11-4, 10-12, 11-9)

Cheng Nga Ching (HKG) lost to Marta Dominguez Fernandez (ESP) by 0-3 (6-11, 8-11, 10-12)

To Wai Lok Oto (HKG) beat Álvaro Gaitán Martín (ESP) by 3-0 (11-6, 11-0, 11-5)

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Semi-finals


[4] Hong Kong lost to [3] France by 1-2

Chung Yat Long Leo (HKG) lost to  Edwin Clain (FRA) by 0-3 (4-11, 4-11, 7-11)

Cheng Nga Ching (HKG) beat  Ninon Lemarchand (FRA) by 3-0 (12-10, 11-9, 11-9)

Lai Cheuk Nam Matthew (HKG) lost to Toufik Mekhalfi (FRA) by 2-3 (7-11, 2-11, 11-9, 12-10, 10-12)

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Results: http://bit.ly/3DLJpc0