SNA - Singaporean silat referee in SEA Games fiasco

SNA - Singaporean silat referee in SEA Games fiasco

Yahoo! Singapore News, 19 Nov 2011 Outrage has sprung up among the regional silat community after a Singaporean Pencak Silat referee made a highly controversial decision in the competition finals. Singaporean referee Jasni Salam had chosen to award Indonesian Dian Kristanto the gold medal in the finals of the Class A 45-50kg event after the athlete had bitten his Thai counterpart, ran away from him and hid behind Salam’s back. Kristanto’s antics started after two rounds of competition between him and Anothai Choopeng, who was leading at the end of the second round on Thursday afternoon.

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