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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.[3] The bronze medal that she and Pandelela Rinong won at the 2009 World Championships was the first World Championship medal for Malaysia.[3]

Leong Mun Yee
Leong Mun Yee 2010.jpg
Leong at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
Personal information
Born (1984-12-04) 4 December 1984 (age 32)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia[1]
Height 163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Country  Malaysia
Event(s) 10 m, 10 m synchro, 3 m, 3 m synchro, 1 m
Partner Pandelela Rinong
Coached by Yang Zhuliang[2]

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.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leong Mun Yee. Sports Reference profile
  2. ^ Leong Mun Yee. London 2012 profile
  3. ^ a b c "Leong Mun Yee biography - 2014 Commonwealth Games". 8 August 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 

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