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David Lim Athlete Profile

David Lim

Positions: Backstroke, Individual Medley, Freestyle Height: 6-0 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 1984-1987 Hometown: Singapore


Member of the 1985 Singapore National Olympic Team ... National record holder in the 100- and 200-meter backstroke, 200-meter IM and 400-meter medley relay ... BYU's Most Valuable Swimmer in 1986 ... high point man for the Cougars at the 1986 WAC championships ... national qualifier ... world ranked backstroker ... won two bronze medals at Asian Games ... finalist at Commonwealth Games ... competed in World Championships in Madrid, Spain ... won an amazing total of six gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games ... Singapore's Sportsman of the Year in 1985 ... voted a Sportsboy of the Year in 1982 and 1983 ... national record holder in the 100 and 200 back, 200 IM 400 and 200 free relays and 400 medley relay ... swam for the University of Houston for one year before coming to BYU ... majoring in travel and tourism.