Jun Hoong and Pandelela strike gold in 10m synchronised platform

Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandelela Rinong Pamg of Malaysia compete in the Women’s Synchronized 10m Platform Final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April 11, 2018. — Reuters pic
Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandelela Rinong Pamg of Malaysia compete in the Women’s Synchronized 10m Platform Final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April 11, 2018. — Reuters pic

BRISBANE, April 11 — The national diving squad took gold and bronze medals in the women’s 10m synchronised platform at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In the final held at the Optus Aquatic Centre today, world champion Cheong Jun Hoong paired Pandelela Rinong to score 328.08 points and clinch the gold medal.

Leong Mun Yee-Nur Dhabitah Sabri bagged their second bronze medal after accumulating 308.16 points.

Meaghan Benfeito-Caeli McKay of Canada took the silver with 312.12points.

Earlier, Mun Yee-Nur Dhabitah clinched bronze in the women’s 3m synchronised platform. — Bernama

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