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CE congratulates Grace Lau on winning bronze medal for Hong Kong at Tokyo Olympics
     Hong Kong karate athlete Grace Lau today (August 5) won a bronze medal in the Women's Kata event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This is the fifth medal won by the Hong Kong, China Delegation in this Olympic Games. The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, expressed her sincere congratulations to Lau.
    "Grace Lau impressed us with well-executed moves in her own rhythm. Her marvellous performance was a showcase of talent with great strength, speed and beauty. After performing very well and winning various medals at international competitions in recent years, she continued to give an outstanding performance at the Tokyo Olympics today and won a bronze medal, which is well deserved," Mrs Lam said.
     Lau was the Women's Kata bronze medallist at the 18th Asian Games in 2018. In the same year, she won a bronze medal in the Women's Kata event at the WKF Senior World Championships, becoming the first Hong Kong medallist of the competition. Lau also won the Female Individual Kata silver at the 16th AKF Senior Championships in 2019.
Ends/Thursday, August 5, 2021
Issued at HKT 18:46
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