Participants

Benjamin Cheng Jie KHOR

Benjamin Cheng Jie KHOR
    Shooting
Birth Date:  16 Feb 1993
Place of Birth:  UNITED KINGDOM
Country of birth:  MAS
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's Double Trap 15

Benjamin Cheng Jie KHOR - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 9:00
Men's Double Trap Qualification
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Double Trap Men 13
2010 Delhi, IND Double Trap Men 16
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs Double Trap Men 3

Nickname: Ben (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Hobbies

Photography, outdoors, fishing, part-time coaching, collecting Pokemon cards (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)


Occupation: Architect assistant (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Education: Architecture (Hons) at University of Portsmouth, England
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Malay
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Father, Seng Chye KHOR (MAS), was also an elite shooter who competed at three Commonwealth Games (Melbourne 2006, Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014). Benjamin and Seng Chye took bronze in the double trap pair event at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018; thecgf.com, 3 Oct 2017)


Reason: "Dad brought me up shooting when I was a mere 13-year-old boy." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Ambition: "Making it to the Olympic Games, winning a world title." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Memorable: "Wining the Asian FITASC Sporting Clay Championships 2018 and coming third in the double trap pairs at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Hero: Olympic champion shooter, Richard FAULDS (ENG). “One of the most fierce and natural shooters I've ever seen.? (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Influence: Visualising and imagining himself in the actual competition itself. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2018)
Additional information

FAMILY TEAM
Competed at the past two Commonwelth Games in double trap, coming 16th at Delhi 2010 and 13th at Glasgow 2014. He and his father, Seng Chye KHOR, teamed for double trap pairs and took bronze in Delhi. (thecgf.com, 3 Oct 2017; New Straits Times, 22 Aug 2017)


FATHER'S PRIDE
Gold medal in double trap at Kuala Lumpur 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. Dedicated win to his father for sending him to England for shooting and study. "My dad did not achieve it in his three previous attempts in the SEA Games. 'Son, I love you.' This is what he said to me after my final shot." (thestar.com.my, 22 Aug 2017; nst.com.my, 21 Aug 2017)

KING RICHARD 
Before 2017 SEA Games, trained with Sydney 2000 Olympic Games gold medallist, Richard FAULDS (ENG), at the Owls Lodge Shooting School in England. "I drive for about three-and-a-half hours from my university to the range. It’s expensive, but the gold medal has made it all worth the sacrifice." (thestar.com.my, 22 Aug 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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