HK swimming team to withdraw from women’s 4x200m freestyle relay preliminaries this evening to allow Haughey more time to rest

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28th July 2021 – (Hong Kong) The Hong Kong swimming team was originally scheduled to compete in the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay preliminaries at 7pm Hong Kong time. However, in order to give  Siobhan Bernadette Haughey more time to rest and try to get another medal in the women’s individual 100m freestyle, the Hong Kong team decided to withdraw from the relay event.

The head coach of the swimming team, Chen Jianhong  said that after the coaching team’s discussion, the decision was made. She also said that the three teammates of Haughey would rather sacrifice this racefor the Hong Kong team to have a better result.

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