Eduardo Lim

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Eduardo Lim
Medal record
Men’s Basketball
Representing  Philippines
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1954 Manila Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1958 Tokyo Team competition

Eduardo C. Lim[1] (1930–2002), also known as Eddie Lim, is a former basketball player like fellow San Beda Red Lions and Hall of Famers Carlos Loyzaga and Antonio Genato. He was a formidable guard who earned the moniker "Stonewall" from legendary sportscaster Willie Hernandez. He sparked San Beda to the NCAA championships in 1951-52 and the National Open tournament, also in 1952. In the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association, Lim played a key role for multi-titled YCO that won the National Open crown a record seven straight time under coaches Leo Prieto and the late Tito Eduque.

Lim, a two-time Olympian, played on two Asian Games gold medal teams in 1954 and 1958. He saw action for the Philippine selection that finished ninth at the 1959 FIBA World Championship in Chile. A hard-nosed guard, Lim led San Beda to back-to-back NCAA titles as a collegian. After hanging up his sneakers, Lim went on to become a successful businessman, chairman of the Makati Stock Exchange, and since 1995, chairman emeritus of the Philippine Stock Exchange.

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