Sarawak divers scoop up two more golds


  • Other Sport
  • Thursday, 03 Jun 2004

SARAWAK continued with their domination in the diving competition when they picked up the two gold medals contested at the Aquatic Centre in Paroi yesterday. 

Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Jimie beat her more fancied rival and teammate Rosatimah Mohd to win her third gold medal in the individual girls' 10m platform event.  

Elizabeth garnered a total of 418.23 points from the nine dives. National diver Rosatimah had a total of 400.80 to take silver in the only individual event she was allowed to compete in.  

Perak's Cheong Jun Hoong took the bronze with a score of 368.25 points. 

Sarawak's Zibeon Uzza picked up a second gold medal in the boys' individual 1m springboard competition.  

The 14-year-old Zibeon, who took part in the World Championships in Spain last year, finished with a total of 321.51.  

Sabah's Khairul Safwan took the silver with 262.92 points while Seow Hock Mao of Penang won the bronze with a total of 215.10. 

The diving competition concludes today with the boys' 10m platform and girls' 3m springboard finals. 

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