Passing of baton to local coaches

Shanti Pereira passing the baton to anchor runner Nur Izlyn Zaini in the 2017 SEA Games 4x100m final, where they set a Singapore record of 44.96 seconds with Wendy Enn and Dipna Lim Prasad.
Shanti Pereira passing the baton to anchor runner Nur Izlyn Zaini in the 2017 SEA Games 4x100m final, where they set a Singapore record of 44.96 seconds with Wendy Enn and Dipna Lim Prasad.ST FILE PHOTO

10 of them will train senior and age-group relay squads; Herrmann won't be replaced

Singapore Athletics (SA) is not looking to fill the technical director position vacated by Volker Herrmann last month. Instead, SA president Tang Weng Fei is putting his faith in a host of local coaches.

He said: "I am a firm believer that local coaches are good enough.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 30, 2019, with the headline 'Passing of baton to local coaches'. Print Edition | Subscribe