KHOR Benjamin < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Men
Born 16 Feb 1993 in Gloucester, ENG
Height1.75 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Architect, Athlete
Languages English, Malay, Mandarin
Higher education Architecture - University of Portsmouth: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began shooting at age 13.
Why this sport? His father Edward has represented Malaysia in shooting and encouraged him to take up the sport.
Name of coach Edward Khor [father], MAS; Hakan Dahly [personal], SWE
Handedness Right eye, right hand
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Malaysia
General Interest
Nicknames Ben (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Hobbies Photography. (Instagram profile, 14 Apr 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in the individual double trap event on his debut at the 2018 Asian Sporting Clay Championships [FITASC] in Photharam, Thailand, and winning bronze with his father Edward Khor in the pairs double trap event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018; thestar.com.my, 15 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol British shooter Richard Faulds. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Famous relatives His father Edward Khor competed in shooting for Malaysia at the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games. (thestar.com.my, 30 Jun 2014)
Ambitions To win a medal at the world championships and compete at the Olympic Games. (gc2018.com, 16 Mar 2018)
Other information MEDAL DEDICATION
He dedicated his gold medal that he won in the individual double trap event at the 2017 South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to his father Edward Khor, who won bronze in the same event at the 2005 South East Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. "I owe my victory to my father." (pressreader.com, 22 Aug 2017; nst.com.my, 21 Aug 2017)

TRAINING IN ENGLAND
After the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, his father Edward sent him to England to study and train. "After the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, I realised that Benjamin needed to train with the best. I sent him to England to study and train with world class double trap shooters under 2000 Sydney Olympics champion Richard Faulds," Edward said. (pressreader.com, 22 Aug 2017)