AN Byeong Hun

An Byeong-hun

South Korea (kor)

Competes in Rio with a strong Olympic pedigree, as the son of silver and bronze medallists from the Summer Games in Seoul in 1988. His mother, Jiao Zhimin, represented China and his father, Ahn Jee-hyung, participated under the flag of the host nation. Commonly known as ‘Ben’, An continued the lineage of sporting success by winning the 2015 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in his first attempt. Became the first Asian winner of the event. Had shown huge early potential by becoming the youngest winner of the US Amateur (age 17) in 2009 and graduated to the European Tour having won the Rolex Trophy on the Challenge Tour. Soccer is a big passion and is a fervent supporter of Manchester United.

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