OF6: England (O) v. Hong Kong (P) == England won 5-0
After 8 tense rounds of preliminary debates at the WSDC worlds in Turkey, the Hong Kong team of James Lo (captain), Austin Lee, Justin Lee, Pavan Hedge and Hubert Cruz broke 11th after winning 6 of their 8 debates.
They now face England in a sudden death Octo-final on Sunday Feb 3rd.
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In the speaker rankings, Team Hong Kong had its best ever result with two debaters in the top ten – Pavan Hegde (South Island School) ranked 3rd in the world, whilst captain, James Lo (Diocesan Boys’ School) ranked 7th. These are outstanding results after Team HK ranked 5th overall in the tournament in terms of speaker points awarded.