Singaporean silat exponent Sheik Ferdous Sheik Alau’ddin had to withdraw from the men’s Class G (75-80kg) Tanding Final on doctor’s orders, according to a report by The Straits Times . In the May 15 match, he was inflicted with an illegal punch to the face from Thai opponent Suthat Bunchit in the second round of the match. Illegal blow to the face Sheik Ferdous was immediately knocked out from the punch and was immediately attended to by medical professionals. The illegal blow cost Suthat five points, down to 10 – 9 in favour of Singapore, and was initially given the first warning. Eventually, Sheik Ferdous was stretchered out of the ring. The illegal punch resulted in the Thai athlete’s disqualification, which was accompanied by jeers in the hall. You can see the full video here: Ok and under observation In an update by Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin who is in Vietnam supporting the Singaporean athletes, he assured that Sheik Ferdous is ok and under observation. Tan, who is the President of the Singapore National Olympic Council, added that following “our doctors’ advice, for safety reasons”, Sheik Ferdous will not compete in the finals that was supposed to take place today (May… Read full this story
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