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19 May 2023
An Olympian pursues her physics dream
Olympic medalist Minnie Soo Wai-Yam studies physics at HKUST

Minnie Soo Wai-Yam won a bronze medal in table tennis representing Hong Kong at the Tokyo Olympics in August 2021. Following this achievement, she decided to pursue her lifelong interest in physics via the Student Athletes Admission Scheme at HKUST.  In this video, she talks about her passion for physics since childhood, her experiences as a first-year science student after eight years of being an elite athlete, and her college life at HKUST. As she has done in athletics, Minnie is determined to pursue her physics dream.

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