[VIDEO] 16-Year-Old Gymnast Wins Malaysia 2 Golds At Her Very 1st Commonwealth Games

Ng Joe Ee even won the gold medals within a 90-minute span from each other!

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National rhythmic gymnast Ng Joe Ee delivered not one, but two gold medals (!) for Malaysia with her dazzling routines at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday, 6 August

It was the 16-year-old's debut appearance at the Commonwealth Games.

Ng clinched the gold medals by impressing the judges in the ball and ribbon rhythmic gymnastics events

She won Malaysia's first gold in rhythmic gymnastics at the ball event by first amassing 29.700 points, ahead of Canada’s Suzanna Shahbazian (29.050) and Cyprus' Anna Sokolova (28.800).

Then, not long after her first win, Ng had the Malaysian contingent in the Birmingham Arena erupting in joy when she struck her second gold in the ribbon event.

She scored 27.800, beating Scotland's Louisie Christie (27.550) and Canadian Carmel Kallemaa (27.500).

"She's done it again! In the space of 90 minutes, Joe Ee Ng has won another gold in Gymnastics for @olympicmas with an excellent ribbon routine!" tweeted the Commonwealth Games Federation's official Twitter account after her win.

Ng's two gold medals helped the national contingent achieve its target of six gold medals at the current edition of the Games

Even Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah have congratulated the teenager for doing the country proud.

As of day nine, Malaysia's medal tally at the Games is six gold, seven silver, and six bronze.

Watch Ng's winning routines here:

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