LAU Wai Yan Vivian, LEUNG Yuk Wing & YEUNG Hiu Lam Advanced to Boccia Quarterfinals
Day six of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games kicked start with Boccia’s third round of individual pool plays. BC4 player LAU Wai Yan Vivian went undefeatable in pool A, getting a convincing win over Martin STREHARSKY of Slovakia 8-1 in her last match. LEUNG Yuk Wing lost to Eliseu dos SANTOS of Brazil 4-6. Holding 2 victories out of three matches, he still managed to advance to quarterfinals with a greater point difference and will play Michaela BALCOVA from Slovakia. WONG Kwan Hang, winning Japan’s Shun ESAKI 5-3 in last pool game, could not move forward due to insufficient point difference.
BC2 bowler YEUNG Hiu Lam triumphed Portugal representative Abilio VALENTE 4-3 with all-winning record in preliminary group F and set up a quarterfinals against Maciel SANTOS from Brazil.
HO Yuen Kei and TSE Tak Wah overcame Portugal bowler Jose MACEDO 3-1 and Japan bowler Keisuke KAWAMOTO 3-2, holding 2-1 win-loss record in BC3 individual pool B and pool C. However, HO Yuen Kei miss out a chance to advance because of lower scoring points throughout the pool matches, while TSE Tak Wah also failed to progress to knockout round as a result of lower point difference.
Hong Kong team will participate in boccia BC2 and BC4 Individual eliminators and swimming Men’s and Women’s 200m Individual Medley SM14 tomorrow (31 August).