S'pore muay thai athlete alleges she was 'punched and kicked' by national coach, authorities investigating

Muay Thai athlete Lena Tan claims she suffered injuries on her face and left leg during a physical assessment session in February after she appealed against her exclusion from the Hanoi SEA Games. PHOTO: COURTESY OF LENA TAN
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SINGAPORE - The Safe Sport Commission is investigating separate complaints from two muay thai athletes - Lena Tan and Bryan Tee - against national coach and team manager Robert Yap.

Tan, 35, is alleging that she was unfairly dropped from the national team and the May 12-23 SEA Games in Hanoi, and that the subsequent appeal process against her exclusion was conducted in an unsafe manner by the Singapore Muay Thai Federation (SMF).

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