Malaysian Diving Queen Pandelela Rinong Advances To Finals In Tokyo Olympics

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Will Malaysia be able to bring back a gold medal from Tokyo Olympics? All eyes will be set on Malaysian diving queen Pandelela Rinong today as she has just qualified for the women’s 10m finals.

The 28-year-old athlete had successfully completed her semi-final round, coming in 7th place with a total score of 315.75 points. However this time, she needs to give it all she’s got!

(Source: BFM on Twitter)

First on the list to qualify is 14-year-old China athlete Quan Hongchan leading with 415.65 points followed by American diver Delaney Schnell as with 342.75 points.

Pandelela is the only Malaysian qualifying for the finals after Cheong Jun Hoong’s exit in the preliminary on Wednesday.

(Source: Yqqlm and Olympics)

In 2012, the Sarawakian athlete brought back a bronze medal in the London Olympics 2012.

We hope that this time it’s a gold!  The final will take place at 2 pm today (M’sia time) and we are already on the edge of our seats!

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