Leong Mun Yee

Leong Mun Yee (Chinese: 梁敏喻; pinyin: Liáng Mǐnyù, born 4 December 1984) is a Malaysian diver. She competed at the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics with the best result of seventh place in the 10 m synchronised platform event in 2012. Her appearance at the 2008 Summer Olympics made her the first Malaysian diver to compete at three Olympics.[2] The bronze medal that she and Pandelela Rinong won at the 2009 World Championships was the first World Championship medal for Malaysia.[2]

Leong Mun Yee
Leong Mun Yee 2010.jpg
Leong at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
Personal information
NationalityMalaysian
Born (1984-12-04) 4 December 1984 (age 36)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia[1]
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
CountryMalaysia
SportDiving
Event(s)1 m, 3 m, 3 m synchro, 10 m, 10 m synchro
PartnerPandelela Rinong
Medal record
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2019 Gwangju 10 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Rome 10 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Barcelona 10 m synchro
World Series
Silver medal – second place 2011 Beijing 10 m synchro
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou 3 m synchro
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou 10 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan 3 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha 3 m springboard
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha 3 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Incheon 10 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta-Palembang 10 m synchro
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 New Delhi 10 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Gold Coast 3 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Gold Coast 10 m synchro
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2001 Kuala Lumpur 3 m springboard
Gold medal – first place 2001 Kuala Lumpur 3 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2001 Kuala Lumpur 10 m platform
Gold medal – first place 2001 Kuala Lumpur 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2003 Hanoi 10 m platform
Gold medal – first place 2005 Manila 10 m platform
Gold medal – first place 2005 Manila 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima 1 m springboard
Gold medal – first place 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima 3 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2009 Vientiane 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2009 Vientiane 3 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2011 Palembang 3 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2011 Palembang 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2013 Naypyidaw 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2015 Singapore 10 m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2017 Kuala Lumpur 10m synchro
Gold medal – first place 2017 Kuala Lumpur 10m mixed synchro
Silver medal – second place 1999 Brunei 3 m springboard
Silver medal – second place 2003 Hanoi 10 m synchro
Silver medal – second place 2003 Hanoi 3 m synchro
Silver medal – second place 2005 Manila 1 m springboard
Silver medal – second place 2007 Nakhon Ratchasima 3 m springboard
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Brunei 10 m platform
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Hanoi 3 m springboard
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Manila 3 m springboard
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Manila 3 m synchro
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Vientiane 3 m springboard
Universiade
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Shenzhen 10 m synchro

She was originally a swimmer but switched to diving at the age of 10 as part of Malaysia's programme to prepare a diving team for the 1998 Commonwealth Games.[2]

She graduated with a degree in communication from Universiti Putra Malaysia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leong Mun Yee. Sports Reference profile
  2. ^ a b c "Leong Mun Yee biography – 2014 Commonwealth Games". 8 August 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2015.

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