Team Ground Up's diversity, groundwork key to S'pore Athletics election victory

New Singapore Athletics president Lien Choong Luen's entire nine-man slate was voted into the management committee.
New Singapore Athletics president Lien Choong Luen's entire nine-man slate was voted into the management committee.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - For so long divided, the local track and field fraternity put on a show of unity when it gave Lien Choong Luen and his team a strong mandate to form the new leadership of national body Singapore Athletics (SA) on Friday (Sept 25).

Each member of the nine-person slate garnered at least 14 of the 17 valid votes cast by SA's affiliates, and there is hope that the sport, bedevilled by infighting for years, is ready for a fresh start.

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