Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_
Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_

Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu speaks out about ‘systemic abuse’ by coaches in China

  • Inspired by Netflix film ‘Athlete A’, the 19-year-old details violence and verbal abuse that led to an eating disorder
  • ‘I realise it’s not just a Chinese cultural thing but a toxicity that plagues aesthetic sports like gymnastics and figure skating,’ she says

Topic |   IOC (International Olympic Committee)
Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_
Singapore figure skater Jessica Shuran Yu. Photo: Instagram/@_jessicayu_
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