Malaysia capture both golds on first day of diving, S'pore's Fong Kay Yian earns bronze

Malaysian divers Chew Yiwei (left) and Ooi Tze Liang (right) performing during the men's 10m synchronised platform final at the SEA Games in Singapore, on June 6, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA
Malaysian divers Chew Yiwei (left) and Ooi Tze Liang (right) performing during the men's 10m synchronised platform final at the SEA Games in Singapore, on June 6, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA

SINGAPORE - Malaysia made it two golds out of two on the first day of SEA Games diving competition when the duo of Ooi Tze Liang and Chew Yiwei won with a 404.37 score in the men's 10m synchronised platform at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on Saturday afternoon.

Indonesia's Andriyan Andriyan and Adityo Restu Putra finished second with a 355.11 showing while Thailand's Theerapat Siriboon and Yotsawat Juntaphadawon rounded off the podium with 316.77 points.

Their result follows team-mate Cheong Jun Hoong's victory in the women's 3m springboard an hour earlier.

The 25-year-old Cheong, who was a picture of calm throughout all her five attempts, emerged victorious with a score of 349.65 points.

Her team-mate Ng Yan Yee finished second with a 309.20 score, but the biggest cheer of the day was reserved for Singapore's Fong Kay Yian, who won bronze with a 258.90 showing.

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