Anderson Lim

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Anderson Lim
Personal information
Full name Anderson Lim Chee Wei
Nationality Brunei
Born (1995-09-27) 27 September 1995 (age 22)
Bandar Seri Begawan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, Butterfly
Club Bolles Sharks

Anderson Lim Chee Wei (Chinese: 林志伟; born 27 September 1995) is a Bruneian former competitive swimmer. He was the first Bruneian swimmer to compete at the Olympics, representing his country in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Lim is also the founder of Nimanja.com, which is the first pet supply e-retailer in Brunei.[1]

Lim's early years of education were spent at Jerudong International School in Brunei. He left for the United States in 2011 after securing an Olympic Scholarship from the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council.[2] From 2011-2013, Lim was based in Jacksonville, Florida where he was enrolled at swimming powerhouse[3] Bolles School.[4]

Lim is currently studying at the University of Rochester in Upstate New York. Prior to his final year at University, Lim started Nimanja.com with the goal of "bring[ing] convenience to pet lovers in Brunei by offering a wide selection of quality pet supplies through an online platform.”[5] Today, Nimanja.com has become one of the Sultanate’s largest online retailers.[6]

Biography[edit]

Anderson Lim competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 200 metre freestyle, finishing in 40th place in the heats but failing to qualify for the semifinals.

Lim holds five Brunei National swimming records: 200m butterfly,[7] 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle and 1500m freestyle.[8][better source needed]

He also completed at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in the 200 metre and 400 metre freesyle events, where he failed to advance to the semi finals.

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