Dr Lim Baoying – Senior Staff Registrar, Changi Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre
mid- thirties, 48 kgs, average weekly mileage 60-90kms; short run 8-12 kms long run 21-30kms, level – elite / competitive. Marathon PB: 3hrs 9 mins 28 seconds
Mid-forefoot runner, Foot type: Neutral-cavus
Dr Lim Baoying graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine and obtained postgraduate q u a l i f i c a t i o n s i n F a m i l y Medicine (Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine) and Master in Sports Medicine from University of Queensland. She joined Changi Sports Medicine Centre in 2011, and is presently a Senior Staff Registrar. She is also a Visiting Physician at Singapore Sports Institute.
Dr Lim served event medical coverage at the Youth Olympics Games Singapore 2010 (triathlon and road cycling events), South East Asian Games Singapore 2015 and ASEAN Paralympic Games 2015 and 2017 and was the medical director for events like One Championship, North Face 100 2011, and Eneloop Singapore Mountain Bike Festival 2009. She has been an invited speaker on varied topics ranging from run training, sports injury management and prevention, for events such as the NTUC Income Run 350, Pocari Sweat Run, YOLO Run, Changi Airport Group Annual Safety Seminar, and Health Promotion Board organized events.
Exercise took over Dr Lim’s sedentary childhood from secondary school years. Running was the first sports that she picked up and had been running competitively since 17 years old. She had completed multiple full marathons since 1999, with a personal best time of 3.09:28h in Gold Coast 2018, and notable achievements of being Adidas Sundown Marathon 2010 Woman’s Open champion and ranked 4th and 5th respectively in Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2015 and 2017 Women’s Local category. She also held the Women’s National Champion title in the National Road Cycling Championships 2005; and was the OCBC Cycle Singapore age-group champion for 2009, 2010 and 2011. Multi-sports like duathlons and triathlons subsequently became events that she enjoyed training for and competing in. She had received podium placing in some of these events, and was proud to represent Singapore for Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2015.