But they finally met their match in the final against the Philippines-China combination of Luis Gabriel Moreno-Li Jiaman who won 6-0.
The silver medal however will not be credited into Malaysia’s medal tally as they are competing under the mixed-NOCs (National Olympic Committees) flag.
This is the third medal a Malaysian athlete has won, after shuttler Cheam June Wei’s gold in mixed doubles, and diver Loh Zhiayi’s silver in the women’s 10m platform.
In artistic gymnastics, Jeremiah Loo finish seventh with a score of 13.366. Russia’s Nikita Nargonny took gold with 14.033.