KUALA LUMPUR – Divers Pandelela Rinong and Nur Dhabitah Sabri got the thumbs up from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak after winning a silver medal in the women’s 10m Platform Synchronised diving at the fourth FINA World Diving Series in Windsor, Canada on Friday.
“Tahniah (Congratulations) @Pandelela_R @bitahsabri127 for winning a silver medal in Windsor ! #DWS2017 #kebanggaanku #Negaraku #KamiTeamMalaysia,” said the prime minister in his Twitter account, today.
The duo accumulated 298.80 points, 37.86 points less that gold medal winners from China, Ren Qian/Si Yiaje who dominated all five dives to collect 336.66 points.
The bronze medal went to Tonia Couch/Lois Toulson from Great Britain with 298.62 points.
Nur Dhabitah partnered Pandelela after Cheong Jun Hoong suffered a back injury.
The pair will continue their campaign in the series today by competing in the women’s individual 10m platform. – BERNAMA