25-year-old pageant finalist loves running marathons to keep fit


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  • Monday, 12 Jan 2015

Health is wealth: Khong is an advocate of healthy living through exercise and a balanced diet.

The Miss Universe Malaysia 2015 is back to provide bright and beautiful Malaysian women a chance to shine and be an ambassador for the country on the world stage.

A total of 17 finalists have been shortlisted for this year’s pageant after auditions in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu.

StarMetro takes a look at the young women vying for the coveted crown and a chance to represent Malaysia in the Miss Universe pageant in Florida, United States.

Name: Amanda Khong

Age: 25

From: Kuala Lumpur

A marketing degree graduate, Khong is an Internet entrepreneur who co-founded an online fashion magazine at 20.

She represented Selangor in judo at Sukma (Malaysia Games), and is an advocate of healthy living through exercise and a balanced diet.

She enjoys baking, cooking, and running in marathons.

As a lover of fashion and food, she hopes to own her own fashion label and cafe someday.

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