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CHEUNG Ka Long

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Rank19
Pts86.000
Age23
HandL

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

Languages Cantonese, English

License number 10061997001

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup--22
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2017-05-05
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2017-10-20
Zone Championships1214
Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-13Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-15Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25
Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-13
Grand Prix-112
Turin (ITALY), 2019-02-08Anaheim, California (USA), 2019-03-15
1--1
Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-12

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)

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