Ooi Tze Liang
19 November 1993 |
|Height||166 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
|Updated on 19:12, 1 August 2014 (UTC).|
Ooi Tze Liang (born 19 November 1993 in Penang) is a Malaysian diver. Ooi has represented Malaysia in various diving events such as 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, 2013 Southeast Asian Games and 2015 Southeast Asian Games.
2014: Glasgow Commonwealth GamesEdit
At the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Ooi became the first Malaysian male to win a Commonwealth gold medal in diving when he won the men's 3 metre springboard event. He also took the silver medal in the men's 10 metre platform event. He finished second to Tom Daley of England.
2015: Asian Diving Cup and Qualified for 2016 Summer OlympicsEdit
After winning the gold medal for men's 3 meter springboard event at the 6th Asian Diving Cup, Ooi became the third diver (after Pandelela Rinong and Wendy Ng) to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Awards & RecognitionEdit
- Bernama (1 August 2014). "Commonwealth Games: Tze Liang contributes unexpected gold medal from men's diving". Astro Awani. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- FABIAN PETER (4 September 2015). "Ooi Tze Liang qualified for Olympics". New Straits Times. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- Amar Shah Mohsen (8 October 2015). "SEA Games gold medalists awarded for achievements". The Sun (Malaysia). Retrieved 8 October 2015.