'We were being pressured to lose weight': S'pore athletes push back against culture of abuse in sport

Former rhythmic gymnast Kathryn Chia (left) and synchronised swimmer Debbie Soh are among athletes who have spoken out about their struggles with body image. PHOTOS: COURTESY OF KATHRYN CHIA, KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - For a long time, gymnastics was a game of numbers for Kathryn Chia.

On the competition floor, scores were an indication of her ability. Off it, the figures on the weighing scale determined the former rhythmic gymnast's self-worth.

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