25 Feb '11, 8am

Ex-taekwondo champ, wife fined for corruption & vice: A 1993 SOUTH-EAST Asia Games taekwondo gold medallist was

Ex-taekwondo champ, wife fined for corruption & vice: A 1993 SOUTH-EAST Asia Games taekwondo gold medallist was

Wong Jing Ching (left) and his wife Shirinbekova Yelena leave the court. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW A 1993 SOUTH-EAST Asia Games taekwondo gold medallist was fined a total of $29,000 on Friday for corruption and vice-related offences. Wong Jing Ching's wife, Shirinbekova Yelena, 23, an Uzbekistan national, was also fined $8,000 for living on the immoral earnings of a prostitute, and helping him to manage a contact point for prostitutes in 2010. Wong, alias Patrick Champion Wong, 40, was 22 when he won the flyweight category of the taekwondo competition at Yishun Sports Hall. He admitted to eight charges with 17 others taken into consideration during his sentencing. Three of them were for living on the immoral earnings of a Uzbekistan prostitute, receiving the 21-year-old prostitute at the airport, and managing a place of assignation at Landmark Village Hotel between April...

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