Crowd Shouts 'We Are Hong Kong' as Chinese Anthem Plays at Olympic Medal Presentation

A crowd watching Hong Kong fencer Edgar Cheung Ka-long receive his gold medal at the Toyko Olympics shouted “we are Hong Kong” as the Chinese national anthem played during the presentation on July 26.

Cheung made history for Hong Kong by clinching a gold medal at the men’s foil individual final on Monday night, the city’s first gold since 1996.

Footage shared by Studio Incendo shows the crowd at APM mall in Kwun Tong reacting to the historic win. During the medal presentation, the crowd can be heard shouting “we are Hong Kong” as the Chinese national anthem plays. Credit: Studio Incendo via Storyful

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