SEA Games: Pandelela-Nur Dhabitah complete Malaysia’s clean sweep of all diving gold medals

By Aliaa Nur Diyana

GOMBAK, 12 May 2022: National divers Dato Pandelela Rinong Pamg and Nur Dhabitah Sabri completed a clean sweep in diving at the Hanoi SEA Games today after capturing the eighth gold for Malaysia in the Women’s 10m synchronised platform.

The duo stamped their class in the final by scoring 292.14 points to top the competition.

Grabbing the silver were the Singapore twins Ong Rei En and Ong Sze En who registered 225.14 points while Vietnam’s Bui Thi Hong Qiang and Mai Hong Thang settled for the bronze with 185.25 points.

It was also Pandelela’s eighth gold win at the SEA Games.

Nur Dhabitah, who is also Malaysia’s flag bearer, also had the honour of winning the 31st SEA Games’ first gold medal after triumphing in the women’s 1m springboard event on Sunday.

Earlier today, in the men’s 3m springboard, Muhammad Syafiq Puteh and Gabriel Gilbert Daim secured the gold and silver medals for Malaysia.

Malaysia’s other gold medals in diving were won by Chew Yi Wei-Ooi Tze Liang in the men’s 3m springboard synchronised , Tze Liang (1m springboard), Ng Yan Yee-Ong Ker Ying (women’s 3m springboard synchronised), Yan Yee (3m springboard) and Jellson Jabillin-Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya (men’s 10m springboard synchronised). ***

Source: The Borneo Post

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