Olympics: Diver Freida Lim finds courage again for a big leap in Tokyo

Freida Lim is a combination of peppy quips and deadpan self-deprecation. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Freida Lim's idea of rising to the occasion is falling from a height of 10 metres. Mind you, it is not a case of preference.

"I'm not one to take risks, I'm not a daredevil," the diver insists, with a shrug of her shoulders. "It just happened to be something I was good at. I had no choice."

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