YEOH Ken Nee < Back  
Sport Diving
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Men
Born 30 Apr 1983
Height1.70 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began diving competitively aged 10 in Kuala Lumpur in 1993.
Name of coach Yang Zhuliang
Coach from which country? China
Coach from what year? 2009
General Interest
Awards and honours He was chosen to be the flag-bearer of the Malaysian contingent at the opening ceremony of the 2009 SEA Games. "I am very proud to have been chosen as the flag-bearer. This is the first time that I have been given this opportunity." (bernama.com, 04 Dec 2009)

He was nominated for the Coca Cola Olympian of the Year award after his two gold medals in the 2009 SEA Games. (The Star, 04 Jan 2010)
Other information RETIREMENT
He will quit competitive diving after the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (thestar.com.my, 26 Sep 2011)

SYNCHRONISED DISCIPLINE
He and diving partner Bryan Nickson Lomas will become the first Malaysian synchronised team to appear at the Olympic Games should they compete at the 2012 Games in London. (thestar.com.my, 29 Sep 2011)

MALAYSIAN FIRSTS
In October 2002 at the Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, he and Roslan Rossharisham became the first Malaysian divers to win Asian Games medals, claiming bronze in the 3m synchronised springboard event. He also added the country's first individual diving medal to his list of honours, winning the 3m springboard event. Four years later, his silver medal in the 1m springboard event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games was the first medal won by a Malaysian diver at the Commonwealth Games. (AGNS, 14 Dec 2006; The Star, 08 Feb 2007)