2011 Outstanding Athlete of the Year – Elisabeth Lim

KWA President Walt Missingham has today announced that Elizabeth Lim is the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Athlete of the Year.
Walt commented: �Elizabeth epitomises the sense of new energy and achievement that is now driving wushu in Australia�.
Elizabeth has competed in three World Wushu Championships and one Oceania Championships since 2007. A Nanquan (Southern Style) specialist, Elizabeth won three gold medals at the Oceania Championships, and was the National Nanquan Champion for 2007 and 2009 to 2011. In 2009, Elizabeth achieved a top ten placing at the World Wushu Championships and two years later at the 2011 World Wushu Championships in Toronto, Canada, she assisted the team to achieve its best ever World Wushu Championships results with three top ten placing including two 9th placings.