Sea Games Divers Surface With Two More Gold Medals For Malaysia
The national diving squad continues its winning ways at the 31st SEA Games with Ooi Tze Liang bagging Malaysia's third gold medal after topping the men's 1m springboard final, while the Ng Yan Yee-Ong Ker Ying team produced outstanding performances to dominate the women’s synchronised 3m springboard event for the country’s fourth gold medal at the My Dinh Aquatic Centre in Hanoi, today.
Ooi put on a sterling display to collect 377.70 points overall and in the process beat six other divers.
The silver medal was won by Avvir Tham Pac Lun of Singapore who collected 286.40 points while rising national diver Betrand Rhodict Anak Lises won his maiden SEA Games medal when he secured the bronze after collecting 284.90 points.
Earlier, based on the unofficial results, Betrand had ranked fourth behind Thai diver Chawanwat Juntaphadawon.
This is Ooi’s second personal gold medal at this Games and 13th in the biennial sports meet after also winning the men's 3m springboard with Chew Yi Wei, yesterday.
Ng Yan YeeNg and Ong who are partnering for the first time on the international stage were crowned winners when they collected an overall of 276.30 points in five dives.
Host pair, Mai Hong Hanh-Ngo Phuong Mai amassed 237.57 points for the silver while the bronze medal went to Singapore’s Ashlee Tan Yi Xuan-Fong Kay Yian with 229.41 points.
The diving squad will continue to hunt for gold tomorrow when Ng and Ong take on the nation’s challenge in the women’s individual 3m springboard while Jellson Jabillin-Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya would be competing in the men’s synchronised 10m platform.
Malaysia is targeting to make a clean sweep of the eight diving gold medals in competition in this edition of the SEA Games.
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