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Nur Dhabitah binti Sabri (born 12 July 1999) is a Malaysian diver. She won the bronze medal in the 10 metre synchronised platform event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Nur Dhabitah Sabri
2017 SEA Games Medal.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Nur Dhabitah binti Sabri
Nationality Malaysian
Born (1999-07-12) 12 July 1999 (age 18)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height 1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)[1]
Country  Malaysia
Sport Diving
Updated on 00:48, 4 July 2015 (UTC).


Background and early lifeEdit

Dhabitah was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is the youngest among four siblings. Initially, she started her aquatic exposure thru swimming clubs. After several competition, her father decided to switch her into diving due to her small body physique. She learned swimming and diving together with her older brother, Muhammad Danial Sabri. Both of them were planning to debut internationally together but unable due to Danial's traumatic physical injury sustained before the debut.

Personal lifeEdit

Dhabitah likes to watch Korean drama such as Running Man (TV series). She is also an avid fan of K-pop groups such as Big Bang (South Korean band), 2NE1 and Black Pink.

Besides that, she occasionally practices and delves into Extreme sport such as Parkour and Trampoline as a hobby.

Dhabitah loves eating Roti canai and craves for it whenever she needs to train abroad.


Dhabitah lighting up the cauldron to officiates the opening of 2017 SEA Games Malaysia

Nur Dhabitah Sabri debuted into the international diving competition scene at the 2013 SEA Games, Myanmar.

In 2015, after winning the women’s 10m platform individual at the 2015 Asian Diving Cup, Nur Dhabitah earned a slot to the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

She started being recognised at the 2016 Summer Olympics due to the hype around her bubbly smiling personality during intense diving match.

In 2017, Dhabitah was bestowed with the honours of lighting up the official 2017 SEA Games, Malaysia cauldron. The opening gala suspended the 5 foot athlete up into the air to ignite the gigantic and enormous cauldron fashioned as a traditional Malaysian oil lamp. The Malaysia Minister of Youth and Sport, Khairy Jamaluddin appointed Dhabitah as the officiator due to her promising athletic future as well as the icon to ushers a new age of sporting excellence in Malaysia.

Competition historyEdit

Malaysia National Competition

Competition 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Sukma Games 3rd 2nd 1st 1st
MSSM (Malaysia Schools Sport Council) 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st
8TH NSC-MILO-ASUM Championship 1st
47TH National Age Group Championship 1st

International Competition

Competition 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Olympics Games 9th
Commonwealth Games 3rd
Southeast Asia Games 1st 1st 1st


FINA Diving World Series 7th 5th 4th
FINA Diving Grand Prix 14th 5th 1st
FINA World Championship 8th
Asian Diving Cup 1st 1st
17TH Asian Games Incheon 6th
Macau International Diving Invitational 1st
Southeast Asia Swimming Championship 1st

Awards and honoursEdit

Year Award Category Result
2010 The 2ND Young Malaysian Outstanding Achievement Sports Won
Majlis Anugerah Kecemerlangan Kokurikulum Peringkat Putrajaya Best Primary School Athlete Won
2011 Majlis Juara Juara MSSWP Sports Achievement in MSSM Won
2014 Majlis Anugerah Sukan Wilayah Persekutuan Best Female of 2011/2012 Won
2015 Anugerah Sukam KPM MSSM-Milo Best Female Won
Anugerah Sukan Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Future Female Sport Athlete 2013/2014 Won
Anugerah Sekolah Sukan Bukit Jalil Best Female Sport Athlete Won
2016 Anugerah Pelajar Cemerlang Yayasan Kuala Lumpur Best Sport Achievement 2015 - Aquatics Won
2017 Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM) - 100plus Sports Awards Malaysia Most Promising Athlete 2016 Won


  1. ^ a b "Nur Dhabitah binti Sabri". Kuala Lumpur 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017. 
  2. ^ Lim Teik Huat (25 September 2015). "A full squad for the Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 8 October 2015. 

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