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Darren Lim
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Darren Lim

Free

Year Sophomore
Height 5-9
Hometown Singapore
Last School Plymouth College (U.K.)
Darren Lim

Biography

Before Tech: A native of Singapore and member of the Singapore Swimming Federation … Came to The Flats from Plymouth, United Kingdom … Won the bronze medal for Singapore as the anchor leg of the 4×100 meter free relay team with a new national record of 3:17.22 at the 2018 Asian Games …. Also finished 11th overall in the 100 meter free at the 2018 Asian Games … Finished third overall in the 50 LCM fly (24.89), fifth in the 50 LCM free (23.48) and sixth in the 100 LCM free (50.78) at the 14th Neo Garden Singapore National Swim Championships in 2018 … A 2018 Singapore National Age Group Swimming Champion in the 100 LCM free (50.10) … Also finished fourth in the 50 LCM free (23.42) and sixth in the 50 LCM fly (24.92) at the 2018 Singapore National Age Group Swimming …  2017 Singapore National Swimming Champion in the 100 free (49.04) … Won the bronze in the 100 free at the 2017 SEA Games … Holds the 50 free short course national record at 22.62 which he set at the 6th Singapore National Swimming Championships in 2016 … Also posted times of 51.03 in the 100 free and 25.15 in the 50 fly events at the meet … Earned his full colours at Plymouth College, one of only three to receive the honor in his entire school in 2016.

Personal: Has an older sister named Shana who swam for the University of Arkansas (2011-14)… Chose Tech because of the well renowned engineering programs, elite swimming team and its location in lively Atlanta … Parents enrolled him in swimming lessons at the young age of four years old … Hobbies include photography, driving, trying out new technology gadgets such as mobile phones and computers … Plans to major in either mechanical or computer engineering.

 

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