Ice skating: Chun Lee-kyung leaves with goal achieved

Former national short-track speed skating coach Chun Lee-kyung with her charges in The Rink at JCube in March 2017. She did not renew her contract after a three-year stint as she could not come to an agreement with the association on various matters.
Former national short-track speed skating coach Chun Lee-kyung with her charges in The Rink at JCube in March 2017. She did not renew her contract after a three-year stint as she could not come to an agreement with the association on various matters.ST FILE PHOTO

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Four-gold Olympic champion Chun Lee-kyung has left her post as Singapore's national short-track speed skating coach.

The 42-year-old South Korean, who joined the Singapore Ice Skating Association (Sisa) in November 2015, told The Straits Times she had decided against renewing her contract with the association as both parties "could not come to an agreement on the priority and focus of the skaters, given the limited available ice time and different priorities".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 02, 2019, with the headline 'Chun leaves with goal achieved'. Print Edition | Subscribe