Leong Mun Yee

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Leong Mun Yee
Personal information
Born (1984-12-04) 4 December 1984 (age 31)
Ipoh, Perak
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Country  Malaysia
Event(s) 10 m, 10 m synchro, 3 m, 3 m synchro, 1 m
Partner Pandelela Rinong
Coached by Yang Zhuliang
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Leong.

Leong Mun Yee (Chinese: 梁敏喻; pinyin: Liáng Mǐnyù, born 4 December 1984 in Perak, Malaysia) is a Malaysian diver. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 10 m platform synchronised event with her partner Pandelela Rinong.[1] She participated in three other Olympic Games: 2000 (3m springboard, 10m platform), 2004 (3m springboard, 10m platform) and 2008 (3m springboard, 3m springboard synchronised).[2] Her appearance at the 2008 Summer Olympics made her the first Malaysian diver to compete at three Olympics.[3] The bronze medal that she and Rinong won at the 2009 World Championships was the first World Championship medal for Malaysia.[3]

She and Cheong Jun Hoong competed in the 10 m platform synchronised event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[4]

She was originally a swimmer but switched to diving at the age of 10 as part of Malaysia's programme to prepare a diving team for the 1998 Commonwealth Games.[3]


  1. ^ London 2012 profile
  2. ^ Sports Reference profile
  3. ^ a b c "Leong Mun Yee biography - 2014 Commonwealth Games". 8 August 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Final". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2015-09-13.