KUALA LUMPUR: Pandelela Rinong and Cheong Jun Hoong produced a commendable performance to clinch the women's 10m platform bronze medal at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday.
The Malaysian pair posted a five-dive total of 328.74 points.
For the record, it was Malaysia's fourth bronze medal in the world meet since the 2009 Rome edition.
"I am very happy with the pair. They defied the odds by coming back from injuries to finish on the podium," said national coach Yang Zhuliang.
China's Ren Qian-Si Yajie won the gold medal with a 352.56 total, while North Korea's Kim Mi Rae-Kim Kuk Hyang settled for silver on 336.48.