China’s top snooker player, Ding Junhui, turned 30 in April this year, and he has still not fulfilled his biggest remaining professional goal: to win the sport’s World Championship.
Defending Men’s Singles champion Chen Long has fallen short of automatic qualification for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017, so his fate lies in the hands of the Chinese Badminton Association and whether they will allow him to take another’s place in order to play for a hat-trick.
Commemorating 20 years since the handover, London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival forms parts of a series of events organised or supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in London during 2017.
Renowned as one of the UK’s most exciting cross-cultural sporting occasions, the free, family-friendly day out welcomes up to 10,000 visitors from across the UK and overseas each year.
China’s Chen Long, the reigning Olympic and double World Champion, will lead the challenge at the stunning Emirates Arena from August 21-27 as he looks to complete a hat-trick of world titles to go with his gold medal from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The London Chinese Community Centre will be hosting the Book Launch of “The Wanderer: The Story of Frank Soo”.