Yakeb denies neglecting welfare of para-athlete Lee Peng

PETALING JAYA: The National Athletes Welfare Foundation (Yakeb) today denied allegations that they neglected the welfare of former national swimmer Koh Lee Peng (pic), leading her to sell small items and tissues in the Bukit Bintang area for survival.

Yakeb’s chairman Datuk Noorul Ariffin Abdul Majeed said that the foundation had offered various forms of assistance to the seven-time gold medallist and three-time silver medallist at the Asean Para Games (APG) in 2018.

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