Mountain biker Chan Chun-hing will be a final Hong Kong contestant to take partial in Rio, anticipating that a sacrifices he done to concentration on training will assistance to popularise a foe in a city.
The 35-year-old is competing in his third and mostly expected final Olympic Games on Sunday during a Mountain Bike Centre, anticipating to improved his 38th place in London 4 years ago.
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“This is a third time we am entrance here and it’s a good event for me,” pronounced Chan, who won a china award during a 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
“I wish to value a possibility when we face a competition. I’ve done a lot of sacrifices to be here. we always need to be divided from Hong Kong to train, that means from 7 to 10 months each year divided from my family.
“I know Hong Kong people like cycling and we wish that if we can do well, it will make some-more people meddlesome in a sport.”
Chan finished 40th in a Beijing Olympics in 2008 and is anticipating for during slightest a top-40 outcome in Rio.
The towering bike march is 4.85 kilometres prolonged and requires riders to walk by varying terrain, including jumping off rocks and roving down high inclines. The series of laps will be motionless on Saturday and a standard races lasts adult to 90 minutes.
Chan is one of a tip towering bikers in Asia though he pronounced Hong Kong lacks a comforts to captivate some-more people to a sport.
Hong Kong has singular venues for towering bike riding,” he said. “And even a venues that we do have, it is not unequivocally adequate if we wish to sight in credentials for ubiquitous competition.
“That’s since a Hong Kong group customarily go to mainland China to sight since they have a venues.
“But it’s a tough foe and I’ve seen many riders dump out since they are incompetent to keep up.”