Athletics: Dipna Lim-Prasad retires at 27, cites waning motivation and desire to start family

Four-time SEA Games medallist Dipna Lim-Prasad has no regrets of a career that has spanned over a decade.
Four-time SEA Games medallist Dipna Lim-Prasad has no regrets of a career that has spanned over a decade.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Dipna Lim-Prasad had known since 2015 that there was a chance she would retire after this year's Asian Games but even after the sprint-hurdler finalised her decision in September, the prospect of no longer being a competitive athlete was still "really scary".

"It was scary to start telling people in the first place," the 400m and 400m hurdles national record holder told The Straits Times.

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