Home > Sport > Other Sports
Friday March 29, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday April 24, 2013 MYT 2:14:10 PM
SHAH ALAM: She is only 11 years old but Megan Elizabeth Teoh is already thinking about representing Malaysia at the Olympics one day.
And the “little dynamite” took the first meaningful step towards achieving her goal when she pulled off a clean sweep for Selangor in the girls’ 12 and under age-group in the MSSM (national schools) diving championships at the Shah Alam Aquatic Centre yesterday.
Megan won the 3m springboard competition with a total of 200.15 points. It was her second gold medal, having won the 1m springboard on Wednesday.
“This is my best achievement so far. I took part in my first MSSM meet in Kota Kinabalu last year. I got a silver in the 1m springboard and bronze in the 3m springboard,” said Megan, who started diving when she was just seven and is now under the Selangor development programme.
There is no doubt where she wants to be when she grows up.
“I want to qualify for and compete at the Olympics one day. I want to be like Bryan Nickson Lomas, who has won many medals and made our country proud,” she said.
Ng Zheng Hao gave Selangor more joy when he bagged the boys’ 3m springboard title in 13-15 age-group. He garnered 269.45 points for his second gold after finishing tops in the 1m springboard on Wednesday.
Tags / Keywords:
Others, Sport, Sport, Sport, Ng Zheng Hao Selangor MSSM national schools
‘Hottest race’ no sweat for Verstappen
Champ raring to go after one-year break
Rain can change race dynamics at Malaysia F1
Meet Maylander the safety car driver
Frost gets to run the show his way
Coentrao strike seals Portugal win over Serbia
Fernandez takes tips from his skating 'wife'
Prince Bishop wins Dubai World Cup
Nestlé rewards consumers with biggest promotion ever
The great South Australian adventure
Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings
‘Rojak buah’ a perennial favourite that represents Malaysian society
A Malaysian girl learns the best way to see crowded Angkor temples: on two wheels
Ever heard of British alternative band Wolf Alice?
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)