Malaysia wins first medal at Rio Olympics

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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 10): Malaysia won its first medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games in the women’s synchronised 10 metre platform diving event yesterday.

Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandelela Rinong took silver behind China’s Chen Roulin and Liu Huixia with a score of 344.34. The China duo achieved a total score of 354.00.

Meanwhile, Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion took third place with 336.18 points.