Friday, June 21

Pandelala Rinong Pamg, Olympian medal winner 2012

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Pandelala Rinong Pamg –Bernama photo

PANDELELA, 19-year-old Bidayuh from Sarawak, is the first female Malaysian athlete to win a medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and the second Malaysian to win an Olympic medal in any sport other than badminton, when she took the bronze in the 10m diving event.

She is 5’3″ tall and weighs 49.5 kg.

Pandelela won a bronze medal in the Women’s 10 m Synchronized Platform with Mun Yee Leong and placed 5th in the Women’s 10 m platform at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships.

The diving lass also competed in the Women’s 10 m platform at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

She was the flag bearer for the Malaysian contingent at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore where she won the silver medals in the girls’ 10m platform event and 3m springboard event.

At New Delhi 2010, Pandelela won Malaysia’s first Commonwealth Games gold medal in an aquatic sport by winning the women’s 10m platform.

She became Malaysia’s first female flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics where she competed in the 10m platform synchronized event with her partner Leong Mun Yee.

Medal record (Source: Wikipedia)

Competitor for  Malaysia
Women’s Diving
Olympics Games 2012

Bronze

2012 London 10 m platform
World Championships

Bronze

2009 Rome 10 m synchro platform
World Series

Silver

2011 Moscow 10 m platform

Silver

2011 Beijing 10 m synchro platform
Youth Olympics

Silver

2010 Singapore 10 m platform

Silver

2010 Singapore
3 m springboard

Bronze

2010 Guangzhou 10 m platform

Silver

2010 Guangzhou 10 m synchro platform
Commonwealth Games

Gold

2010 New Delhi 10 m platform

Silver

2010 New Delhi 10 m synchro platform
Southeast Asian Games

Gold

2009 Vientiane 10 m platform

Gold

2009 Vientiane 10 m synchro platform

Gold

2007 Nakhon Ratchasima 10 m synchro platform
Universiade

Silver

2011 Shenzhen 10 m platform

Bronze

2011 Shenzhen 10 m synchro platform