10 things you didn't know about Pandelela

  • Diving
  • Tuesday, 04 Mar 2014

Pandelela Rinong may have won a lot of competitions, but deep down she's just a regular girl at heart.

A BRONZE medal in the 10m platform at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London catapulted her to superstardom in Malaysia. Yet, even with her growing popularity as the poster child of Malaysian sports, Pandelela Rinong has managed to keep her feet firmly planted on the ground.

Despite the medals and trophies she has won, deep down the 20-year-old is just a regular girl who wants to travel the world and loves all things K-pop.

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