‘A real position mannequin for us all in managing the ups and downs in life’ — Soh Rui Yong spends time with Joseph Education

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At a meal shared between two nationwide athletes, marathoner Soh Rui Yong praised beleaguered Olympic medallist Joseph Education for the way he’s been dealing with latest controversy.

In posts over Fb and Instagram on Wednesday (Aug 21), Soh wrote that he had spent a “pretty night catching up” with Education, whom he known as a “world class homecook.” Soh included in his put up a photograph of a delicious-looking steak dinner, presumably ready by the swimmer.

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He’s stayed centered {and professional} regardless of having to swim in opposition to some tough currents just lately. A real position mannequin for us all in managing the ups and downs in life,” wrote Soh, a two-time SEA Video games gold medallist who presently holds 4 nationwide information.

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The swimmer’s mom, Ms Might Education, had additionally been current on the meal.

“Pretty seeing Aunty Might too who seemed stunning as all the time however claimed she wasn’t dressed up sufficient for a photograph. Too humble!” Soh added.

He additionally included a photograph of Education with Ms Romaine Soh, Rui Yong’s sister, who’s additionally an award-winning runner.

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The swimmer has been protecting a low profile recently after it was reported final month that he had been discovered to have taken hashish abroad in Might when he was on short-term disruption from full-time Nationwide Service (NS) to coach and take part within the Southeast Asian Video games.

Education was issued a proper letter of warning by the Ministry of Defence “informing him of the intense penalties of drug abuse meted out to all SAF personnel, who could also be sentenced as much as 9 months detention within the SAF Detention Barracks.”

The athlete issued an apology on Aug 30, citing “a second of weak spot after going via a really powerful interval of my life”.

Mr Calvin Education, 73, the swimmer’s father, died final November on the Singapore Common Hospital along with his household by his facet.

Many Singaporeans have voiced their assist for Education, showing to be inclined to forgive and transfer on.

The outspoken Soh isn’t any stranger to scandal himself, having been concerned in a number of authorized disputes over the previous years. /TISG

Netizens react to Joseph Education’s SEA Video games prize cash placed on maintain: ‘He has suffered sufficient. Give him his prize cash’


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