Artistic swimming: Hunt on for new national coach as Goutseva quits abruptly

Swimming coach Anastasia Goutseva (center) is confident about duet pair Debbie Soh (left) and Miya Yong's prospects of qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics. PHOTO: SINGAPORE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION
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SINGAPORE - An unexpected turn of events has resulted in the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) losing its national artistic swimming coach Anastasia Goutseva.

The 46-year-old Belarusian tendered her resignation and stepped down from her role on Sunday (Oct 31), 11 months before her two-year contract ends after the Sept 10-25 Asian Games.

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