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Tokyo Paralympics: HK fencer Yu out of semifinals

Mascot Someity poses with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games symbol at the fan park in Tokyo on Aug 24, 2021.
(KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFP)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong wheelchair fencer Yu Chui-yee failed to secure a spot in the semifinals of the women's individual epée at the Tokyo Paralympics on Thursday.

The 37-year-old Yu was defeated 11-15 by Rong Jing of China.

Earlier in the day, Yu had beaten Nataliia Mandryk of Ukraine 15-10 in the round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Fellow fencer Justine Charissa Ng lost to Hungary's Zsuzsanna Krajnyak 12-15 in the round of 16.

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