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Mohamad Khairie and Ethan Lim are a team of Friends on The Amazing Race Asia 4.


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Age: 25
Hometown: Malaysia
Occupation: Graduate


Age: 26
Hometown: Malaysia
Occupation: Social worker

The funny duo is as mismatched in appearance as they are in personality, but they reconcile their differences over food, photography and bad jokes. They describe themselves as KL chicken chop connoisseurs who rate the dish according to taste and value. "We like making fun of people but we don't like being made fun of. Our jokes are quite distasteful and only we find it funny. Plus, we are social misfits, and very petty," quips Ethan.

The real reason the duo wants to race in TARA is that Khairie is in the middle of a quarter life crisis. The good thing is that it spurred him to get off the couch and seize the chance to live an adventure. Dragged along for the ride is his buddy, Ethan, who once broke a tuk tuk driver's guitar in Cambodia and left him to deal with the angry man.

Still, both are bent on winning the best they know how. As part of preparations for the race, they have been taking on… (hear it right) roller coasters! An interesting point to note is that this team finds it hard to get along with each other unless they have a common enemy that unites them. What with nine other teams for them to bond over, who needs a pep talk man.

The Amazing Race Asia 4[]

Race History[]

Khairie & Ethan's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Malaysia Flags / Rags Khairie 1 of 10
2 2 Malaysia Rapid Water / Rapid Fire Ethan 5 of 10
3 3 Malaysia → Sri Lanka Count / Carry Khairie 5 of 9
4 4 Sri Lanka Coconut Course / Language Course Ethan 3 of 9
5 5 Sri Lanka → Philippines Jig / Pig Khairie 1 of 8
6 6 Philippines → New Zealand Plunge / Swing Ethan 5 of 7 [1]
7 7 New Zealand → Australia Pen / Pinot Khairie 4 of 6
8 8 Australia Bush Chucker / Bush Hunter Ethan 3 of 6
9 9 Australia → Indonesia Above / Beyond Khairie 5 of 5
Average 3.56
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

1: Khairie & Ethan departed the Pit Stop last at the start of Leg 6, as they were flown by helicopter directly to Legazpi Airport as part of the prize won on the previous leg.

Post Race[]


  • Khairie & Ethan are the first all-male team of racers from Malaysia.

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