Here's a quick and dirty guide to all the medals we've won so far and all the events to look out for in our search for the coveted gold medal:
Azizulhasni Awang the 'Pocket Rocket Man' has given Malaysia its first medal in a keirin event! This is Azizul's third Olympic appearance and to his credit, the 28-year-old Malaysian is the only
asian competing in the event. The Pocket Rocket clinched the third place in the event behind defending champion Jason Kenny of Great Britian and Matthijs Buchli of Holland.
Upcoming event: n/a
Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandalela Riong famously retrieved the silver medal at the women's synchronised 10m platform with a score of 344.34 ahead of Canada's pair and only 9.66 points behind China's Chen Roulin and Liu Huixia. Pandalela will be competing in the Women's 10m platform
and this may mean another medal for Malaysia.
Upcoming event: Women's 10m platform, Thursday, August 18, at 2.00am.
The first jab came from mixed doubles pair Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon who beat China's mixed doubles pair to become Malaysia's first ever
mixed doubles competitors in the finals, securing at least a silver medal. Then came the cross from men's doubles pair Tan Wee Kiong and Goh V. Shem who beat China in a dramatic three-game match. Finally, we have Datuk Lee Chong Wei who will be competing in today's quarter finals. If he wins he will continue to play on Friday at the semi final and Saturday at the finals.
Medal: 2 Silvers (at least)
Upcoming event(s): Mixed Doubles final, Wednesday, August 17, at 11.30pm | Men's Singles, Wednesday, August 17, at 7.30pm Mens Doubles final, Friday, August 19, at 10.50pm |
Get your excuses to miss work tomorrow ready because tonight will be a late nail-biting night as we witness badminton mixed doubles pair Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon go for gold at 11.30pm and Pandalela do the same at 2am. Whoever wins the gold will also receive RM1 million and RM5,000 pension for life!
Medal Total: 1 Bronze, 3 Silver