Soh Rui Yong drops Singapore Athletics lawsuit

Truce between marathoner and Singapore Athletics a major boost for new leadership

Two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh has agreed to "withdraw and discontinue" his lawsuit that followed his non-selection for the 2019 SEA Games.
Two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh has agreed to "withdraw and discontinue" his lawsuit that followed his non-selection for the 2019 SEA Games.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW
The truce with Soh marks a major boost for the new SA management team, led by Lien Choong Luen.
The truce with Soh marks a major boost for the new SA management team, led by Lien Choong Luen.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

One of the most high-profile spats in local sport has ended, with marathoner Soh Rui Yong discontinuing his lawsuit against Singapore Athletics (SA).

In a statement posted on its website yesterday, the national track and field body said that two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh has agreed to "withdraw and discontinue" his lawsuit that followed his non-selection for the 2019 SEA Games.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 17, 2020, with the headline 'Soh drops SA lawsuit'. Print Edition | Subscribe