The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are finally underway! Did you know that there are two former Hong Kong Pony Clubbers competing in Eventing?
Alex Hua Tian is riding for Team China and Thomas Heffernan Ho is riding as an individual for Hong Kong SAR. Both HKPC alums from the 90'/ 00's will be competing in Dressage, Cross-country and Show-jumping next Friday 30 July to Monday 2 August.
Alex (front row 1st on left) wins Best in Ride at Pony Club Camp.
Tom in fancy dress (in red) and receiving an award from his dad (Fred Ho, former District Commissioner)
Updates on the Olympics Equestrian Schedule & Results are available here.
The Schedule (Tokyo local time)
- Sat 31 July 8.30 - 11.00: Eventing Dressage Team & Individual (1)
- Fri 30 July 17.30 to 20.10: Eventing Dressage Team and Individual (2)
- Sat 31 July 8.30 - 11.00: Eventing Dressage Team and Individual (3)
- Sun 1 Aug 7.45 - 11.10: Eventing Cross Country Team and Individual
- Mon 2 Aug 16:00: Eventing Jumping Team Final
- Mon 2 Aug 19.45: Eventing Jumping Individual Final
Five local television stations, including TVB, ViuTV, Hong Kong Open TV, Cable TV and NowTV, will hopefully be live streaming these events. Don't miss out!
Learn more about Thomas and Alex
You may remember Tom from the get to know you session we did with him a few months ago. If you missed that, here's a short video that he made when he was in Hong Kong earlier in the year.
You can also check out this short video in which Alex speaks about his journey to Tokyo and even introduces his horses!