Friday, August 10, 2012

Bronze From Pandalela at Olympic Diving London 2012

CONGRATULATIONS TO PANDALELA RINONG
Olympic Diving Photos - Diving Photo Galleries | London 2012
http://www.london2012.com/diving/event/women-10m/phase=dvw002100/index.html
Pandalela created history for herself and Malaysia for being the first Malaysian for:
  • First Malaysian women to win a medal at the Olympics
  • Breaking the dominance of Badminton as as medal winner at Olympics
  • Youngest Malaysian Women to win a medal at Olympics
  • First women as flag bearer for Malaysian contingent

Both Photo Credits

UPDATE
Bronze For Heroic Pandalela - NST
The bronze means Pandelela has won a medal at every level, including a silver in the 10m platform at the 2010 Junior Olympics at Sydney.

It also means she will receive RM150,000 from the National Sports Council and a lifetime pension of RM2,000 monthly.


This Bloggers comment: She has a few more Olympics to dive and can she has the potential to deliver our first Olympic Gold Medal at Rio2016, being to find a replacement at Dato' Lee Chong Wei's calibre is far fetched.   

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