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Pandelela Bags Bronze At The World Championships Final In Budapest, Tallying 7 Medals In Total

today28 June 2022

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source: Din Merican

The nation’s best diver has done it again!

Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong brought home Malaysia’s very first medal at the 19th World Aquatics Championships (Fina WAC 2022) in Budapest this morning, in her 10m platform individual event, earning a score of 338.85.

source: Astro

Yesterday (June 28), the Championships saw her finishing seventh in the semi-finals for the same category.

The 29-year-old boasted a total of 313.15 points overall.

Meanwhile, 2019 world champion and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games silver medalist Chen Yuxi, 16, of China, finished off the semis with 427.00 points, earning her the top spot at the sports event.

It was undoubtedly a vindication for the two-time Olympic medalist, who finished 12th at the Tokyo Olympics 2 years ago, and placed 4th just after the 2nd dive but shifted up a spot after the 3rd as her competitors lost…

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Written by: Lara Lee