Tokyo Olympics: Medal joy as Haughey makes it Hong Kong’s best Games ever

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A silver medal, a new Asian record, a new Hong Kong record, Siobhan Haughey has delivered in a big way this morning, and her triumph means that this is now the city’s most successful Olympics ever – and we’re only on day 5. 

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by Andrew McNicol and Patrick Blennerhasset has everything you need ahead of the final.

Once you’ve had a chance to catch your breath, there is plenty of other important action involving Hong Kong athletes outside the pool this morning. In the badminton, there is a winner takes all match between Rio 2016 silver medalist PV Sindhu and Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan-yi in the women’s singles at 11am.

That is followed by Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet taking on Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in the mixed doubles quarter-finals, before Angus Ng Ka-long plays his second and final group game at 6pm. Elsewhere, Doo Hoi-kem takes on the top seed Chen Meng in the last 16 of the table tennis at noon. Big day all round.

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Reporting by Paul Ryding and Jonathan White (in Tokyo), Patrick Blennerhassett, Josh Ball, Chan Kin-wa, Tom Biddington, Nazvi Careem, Nick Atkin, and Andrew McNicol.

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