YEOH KEN NEE

Category: Athlete
Sport: Diving
Year Inducted: 2012

Yeoh Ken Nee was born in 30 April 1983. His best achievement as Malaysian diver was during Olympic Games 2012 in London. . He was ranked 10th in Men’s 3m Springboard diving event.He is the only male diver to enter final at Olympic Games in Malaysian history.

He started at 11 year old when he competed in Diving at the 1995 Sea Games Thailand. Ken Nee consecutively represented Malaysia in 1997 Sea Games Jakarta, and won a bronze medal. At the next Sea Games Brunei, he achieved higher level than previously as Gold medalist in 3m springboard and 10m platform individual. He made a significant contribution as an athlete when he win 3 gold medals and one silver in 2001 Sea Games in Kuala Lumpur. For the next four SEA Games which is in 2005 (Philipines) he win a Gold Medal for 3m springboard, 2007 (Korat) 3 Gold Medal for 1m Springboard and 3m Springboard Individual & Syncrhonised, 2009 (Vientiane) & 2011 (Palembang) he win 2 gold medals for 3m springboard synchronize and individual.

While for Asian Games he started in 2002 Busan, Korea where he achieved 2 bronze medal from 3m springboard synchronize and individual event. With high determination, he success in the next Asian Games held 2006 (Doha, Qatar) where he won a silver medal from the three event enter. His consistent good performances help his diving team won a silver medal in the 2010 Asian Games at Guangzhou, China.

During Commanwealth Games, Yeoh Ken Nee shows a competitive performance. It can be seen when he being silver medalist 2006 Games in Melbourne and bronze medalist 2010 Games held in New Delhi.

Achievement :

  • 1995
    • Sea Games Chiang Mai
      • 10m springboard individual
        3m springboard individual
  • 1997
    • Sea Games Jakarta
      • 10m springboard individual (bronze)
  • 1998
    • Commanwealth Games Kuala Lumpur
      • 10m platform
  • 1999
    • Sea Games Brunei
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
      • 10m platform individual (gold)
      • 2000 – Olympic Games Sydney
      • 3m springboard individual
      • 10m platform individual
  • 2001
    • Sea Games Kuala Lumpur
      • 3m springboard synchronized (gold)
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
      • 10m platform individual (silver)
      • 10m platform synchronized (gold)
  • 2002
    • Asian Games Busan
      • 3m springboard synchronized (bronze)
      • 3m springboard individual (bronze)
  • 2005
    • Sea Games Manila
      • 3m springboard synchronized (gold)
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
      • 1m springboard individual (gold)
  • 2006
    • Asian Game Doha
      • 3m springboard synchronized (silver)
    • Commanwealth Games Melbourne
      • 1m springboard individual (silver)
  • 2007
    • Sea Game Korat
      • 3m springboard synchronized (gold)
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
      • 1m springboard individual (gold)
  • 2009
    • Sea Games Viantianne
      • 3m springboard synchronized (gold)
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
  • 2010
    • Asian Games Guangzhou
      • 3m springboard synchronized (bronze)
      • 3m springboard individual (bronze)
      • 1m springboard individual (silver)
    • Commanwealth Games Delhi
      • 3m springboard synchronized (bronze)
  • 2011
    • Sea Games Palembang
      • 3m springboard synchronized (gold)
      • 3m springboard individual (gold)
  • 2012
    • London Olympic Games
      • Final (10th placing)