Athletics: Singapore Athletics admits 'lapse in judgment' in putting up Facebook post

A photo taken on March 17, 2019, shows national marathon record holder Soh Rui Yong crossing the finishing line at the Seoul Marathon. Singapore Athletics has apologised over a Facebook post that appeared to mock Soh. PHOTO: PARK JAE-MIN
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SINGAPORE - Singapore Athletics (SA) has admitted there was a "lapse in judgment" when a member of its staff put up a Facebook post that appeared to mock national marathon record holder Soh Rui Yong.

The post, which went up on Thursday (Feb 27), included a link to a World Athletics press statement announcing the ratification of Kenyan Brigid Kosgei's world record of 2hr 14min 4sec in the women's marathon.

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