Diving twins Timothy and Mark Lee bag silver in 3m synchronised springboard

Diving twins Timothy (right) and Mark Lee scored a silver in the SEA Games men's 3m synchronised springboard event on June 9, 2015. -- PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
Diving twins Timothy (right) and Mark Lee scored a silver in the SEA Games men's 3m synchronised springboard event on June 9, 2015. -- PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
Singapore's Freida Lim finished third in the women's 10m platform. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM 
Singapore's Freida Lim finished third in the women's 10m platform. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM 
Singapore's diving twins Mark and Timothy Lee in action in the men's 3m synchronised springboard final of the 28th SEA Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on June 9, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Singapore's diving twins Mark and Timothy Lee in action in the men's 3m synchronised springboard final of the 28th SEA Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on June 9, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Singapore's diving twins Mark and Timothy Lee in action in the men's 3m synchronised springboard final of the 28th SEA Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on June 9, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Singapore's diving twins Mark and Timothy Lee in action in the men's 3m synchronised springboard final of the 28th SEA Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on June 9, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - Twin brothers Timothy and Mark Lee bagged a SEA Games silver in the men's 3m synchronised springboard final on Tuesday afternoon.

They scored 381.78 after six dives, behind Malaysian pair Ooi Tze Liang and Ahmad Amsyar Azman who scored 409.56. Indonesia Akhmad Sukran Jamjami and Adityo Restu Putra were third with 342.45.

They had led after two dives, but powerhouses Malaysia stepped up from their third attempt onwards to regain the lead.

The pair were also silver-medallists in the same event at the 2013 edition in Myanmar. 

In the women's 10m platform, Malaysia's Olympic bronze medallist Pandelela Rinong won with a score of 353 to help Malaysia complete a sweep of all eight diving golds. Compatriot Loh Zhiayi was second with 305.25, while Singapore's Freida Lim finished third with 251.70.

Team Singapore concluded the diving competition with three silvers and four bronzes

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