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Lawsuit filed in High Court against Singapore Athletics for Defamation

About to hug Singapore Athletics President Tang Weng Fei, seconds after winning the 2015 SEA Games Marathon.

Despite my best efforts to reach common ground, mediation with Singapore Athletics has failed. My lawyers have issued a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim to Singapore Athletics for defamation. I maintain my respect for President Tang Weng Fei, whom I feel has a good heart. However I will do what I must to clear my name of defamatory accusations by the association, and let it be known to all sports officials in Singapore that should you wish to publicly denounce an athlete, you better be able to back it up with basis, or you can and will be held accountable.

The documents are as follows:


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