Hand-picked at the tender age of 8, Pandelela impressed the coach with her fearlessness of heights and graceful agility.
She was quickly identified as a talent for diving.
"First Malaysian female athlete to win an Olympic medal"
Her success in winning a medal only 3 years into the sport proved her coach
right. She soared with more medal wins and was offered a place in the national team in 2007. And the rest, as the old-fashioned
saying goes, is history...