Cheong Jun Hoong
Cheong Jun Hoong is a Malaysian diver. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's synchronised 3 metre springboard. She finished 3rd in both the Women's 3 metre springboard and the Women's synchronised 3 metre springboard at the 9th Asian Swimming Championships in 2012. Cheong won silver medal in the Women's Synchronized 10 Metre Platform event with Pandelela Rinong at the 2016 Rio Olympics, becoming the first pair of Malaysian women to win silver at the Olympics.
|Full name||Cheong Jun Hoong|
16 April 1990 |
|Height||1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||46 kg (101 lb)|
|Event(s)||10 m, 10 m synchro, 3 m|
|Partner||Pandelela Rinong Pamg|
|Coached by||Li Lijie|
Cheong became Malaysia's first diving World Champion, when she took home the gold medal in the Women's 10 Metre Platform event in the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, pipping her closest rival by just 1.5 points. She also won a bronze in the Women's Synchronized 10 Metre Platform event with Pandelela Rinong.
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2016||Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM)-100plus Sports Awards||Best Athlete (with Pandelela Rinong)||Nominated|||
- "Cheong Jun Hoong". 2012 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
- "Sportswriters name Chong Wei as athlete of the year". The Star. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
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