CHEN Charles < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Men
Born 18 Dec 1965 in Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Height1.74 m
Weight 88 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Sons Jonathan, Matthew and Nicholas
Occupation Athlete, Director
Languages English, Malay, Mandarin
Higher education Electrical Engineering - Thames Polytechnic: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began shooting in 1977 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Why this sport? He was encouraged to take up the sport by his father.
Club / Team Selangor: Malaysia
Handedness Right eye, right hand
International Debut
Year 1987
Competing for Malaysia
General Interest
Nicknames Laughing Buddha, Charles (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Hobbies Golf, yoga. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver medals in the individual and team trap events at the 2015 South East Asian Games in Singapore. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career His father. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol US golfer Tiger Woods. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Famous relatives His father So Yim Chen represented Malaysia in skeet shooting. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)