Ex-Taekwondo official sends legal letters to world, Singapore bodies

Four-time SEA Games champion Wong Liang Ming had been with the Singapore Taekwondo Federation for over 20 years and said she could lose her livelihood if she is suspended by World Taekwondo.
Four-time SEA Games champion Wong Liang Ming had been with the Singapore Taekwondo Federation for over 20 years and said she could lose her livelihood if she is suspended by World Taekwondo.PHOTO: ST VIDEO GRAB

Four-time SEA Games champion Wong Liang Ming yesterday sent legal letters to the Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) and the sport's governing body, World Taekwondo, four months after stepping down as STF secretary-general.

She said in her letter to WT that she would "cease to participate" in the South Korea-headquartered world body's hearing on the charges against her as it rejected her request for a three-man tribunal.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 26, 2019, with the headline 'Ex-TKD official sends legal letters to world, S'pore bodies'. Print Edition | Subscribe