National divers Pandelela Rinong and Cheong Jun Hoong made Malaysia proud as they successfully secured a podium finish at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Sunday.
The duo, Pandelela and Cheong Jun Hoong, clinched bronze after amassing 328.74 points in women’s 10m platform event.
China finished on top and bagged the gold medal via Ren Qian and Si Yajie who scored 352.56 points.
North Korea secured silver after Kim Mi Rae-Kim Kuk Hyang finished with 336.48 points.
National diving coach Yang Zhuliang expressed that he is happy with his team’s performance, especially since they just recovered from injuries and fought hard to secure a medal.
“I am very happy with the pair. They defied the odds by coming back from injuries to finish on the podium,” NST quoted Yang Zhuliang as saying.
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