Champion Soh Rui Yong told to retract views on fellow national marathoner Ashley Liew

Marathon runner who denounced Liew's fair play award served lawyer's letter from SNOC

Soh Rui Yong (left) had publicly disputed fellow national marathon runner Ashley Liew's (right) account of the 2015 SEA Games race.
Soh Rui Yong (left) had publicly disputed fellow national marathon runner Ashley Liew's (right) account of the 2015 SEA Games race. ST FILE PHOTOS

Two-time SEA Games men's marathon champion Soh Rui Yong was served a lawyer's letter yesterday to "publicly retract and withdraw" statements he made last year about the 2015 SEA Games marathon.

The letter, seen by The Straits Times, was served by law firm Rajah & Tann, which is acting for the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2019, with the headline 'Soh told to retract views'. Subscribe