KHOO Cai Lin < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Women
Born 25 Dec 1988 in Kuala Selangor, MAS
Height1.66 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Petaling Jaya, MAS
Higher education Communications - Taylor's University: Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Hobbies Shopping, reading, walking her dog. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement Breaking two 20-year old national records at the 2007 South East Asian Games, qualifying for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2012)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? Her sister had asthma so she accompanied her to training to help her.
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her mother. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2012)
Hero / Idol South African swimmers Roland Schoeman, Cameron van den Berg and Wendy Trott. As well as Italian swimmer Federica Pellegrini and Michael Phelps. (, 24 Aug 2011)
Awards and honours 2010 Cleo Magazine Young Achievers award. (Facebook, 10 November 2010)

Awarded Sportswoman of Selangor 2007 and 2008. (Facebook, 10 November 2010)

Awarded Olympian of the Year 2007 by the Olympic Council of Malaysia. (Facebook, 10 November 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Paul Birmingham [national]
Coach from what year? 2008
When and where did you begin this sport? She started at the age of 3 in Selangor, Malaysia.
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for Malaysia
Tournament South East Asian Games
Location Vietnam
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin
General Interest
Nicknames Lingy. (2004 Commonwealth Youth Games)
Sporting philosophy / motto The only person who can bring you down is you. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2012)
Sport Specific Information
Coach from which country? Australia