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Biking to bronze
Hong Kong wraps up the Olympics with six medals.
Sarah Lee wins Hong Kong’s final medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, coming in third place in the Women’s Sprint for cycling. With this win, Lee has slated herself as the first HK women’s cycling medal winner in an international competition.
One of my best friend’s names is Sarah, so I’ll be letting her know our fusion doppelganger has been gaining the success we seem to have a hard time making for ourselves.
Congratulations to all the Olympians in team Hong Kong this year!
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
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In other news
Ice, ice, baby. The police confiscated HK$57 million worth of meth and ketamine from a storage site in Yuen Long and detained two men.
Famous HK actor Chow Yun-fat has received an honourary doctoral degree from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Hong Kong films get a chance to shine at the New York Asian Film Festival, which runs until 22 August.
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