Pandelela won’t quit yet as juniors not up to mark


Sad finish: Pandelela Rinong and Nur Dhabitah Sabri in action during the women’s 10m platform synchronised at the World Championships in Doha. — Reuters

SEPANG: National diving queen Datuk Pandelela Rinong believes she has no choice but to continue representing the country as the back-up divers are not up to scratch yet.

Despite failing to win a ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympics after some below-par performances in the World Championship in Doha, Qatar, the 30-year-old said she has no intention of calling it quits yet.“For us (veterans), we can quit if we want to but our juniors must be able to do better than us. Only then will they stand a chance to take on divers from other countries.

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