Malaysian Athletics Federation confirms Hup Wei’s coach will accompany him to Tokyo Olympics | Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — National high jumper Lee Hup Wei has finally received some long-awaited good news that his coach has been allowed to accompany him to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games which begin on July 23.

Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) president Datuk S M Muthu confirmed that Hup Wei’s coach, Aleksandar Gasparyan, will join the 34-year-old to Tokyo, in addition to the team manager who had been listed previously.

“We have just gotten confirmation from the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) that the application to bring the coach was approved. We hope that this will help him perform better.

“We would like to thank OCM president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria and secretary-general Mohd Nazifuddin Najib for granting the approval to bring the coach along,” he told Bernama today.

Source: Malaysian Athletics Federation confirms Hup Wei’s coach will accompany him to Tokyo Olympics | Malay Mail

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