Lim Hung, a young Malaysian speedcuber, has once again etched his name in the annals of cubing history, securing two remarkable youth achievement records in the ever-evolving world of competitive Rubik’s Cube solving.
Record 1: Unprecedented Feat at WCA Asian Championship and WCA World Championships
Lim Hung first burst onto the scene in 2018 at the WCA Asian Championship, where, at the tender age of 11, he not only clinched the gold medal but also became the First and Youngest Malaysian to do so in the 3x3x3 event with feet. Not resting on his laurels, he continued to defy expectations by repeating this remarkable feat at the WCA World Championships in 2019, this time at the age of 12.
The achievement is nothing short of extraordinary, as Lim Hung showcased not only his raw talent but also an unparalleled determination to excel in an unconventional event, leaving seasoned cubers and spectators alike in awe of his prowess.
Record 2: Consecutive Podium Placements at Rubik’s World Championship
Lim Hung’s journey in speedcubing took another leap forward with his outstanding performance at the Rubik’s World Championship. In 2019, at the age of 12, he made history by becoming the First Malaysian to secure a podium placement at the prestigious event. Fast forward to 2023, and Lim Hung has once again left an indelible mark by achieving another podium placement, making him the First Malaysian to achieve this remarkable feat in consecutive years.
His consistent excellence on the global stage underscores not only his remarkable skill but also his ability to navigate the complexities of international competition. Lim Hung’s dedication and resilience have made him a role model for aspiring cubers worldwide, proving that age is no barrier to success.
Lim Hung’s achievements have not only brought pride to Malaysia but have also inspired a new generation of speedcubers to push their limits and strive for greatness.
In an era where youth are breaking barriers and redefining what is possible, Lim Hung stands out as a shining example of dedication, skill, and sportsmanship in the world of competitive speedcubing.
About Lim Hung
Lim Hung, born in 2007 is a Malaysian speedcuber who has gained international acclaim for his exceptional skills in solving Rubik’s Cubes. His journey in competitive speedcubing began at a young age, and his achievements continue to inspire cubers worldwide.
Speedcubing is a competitive activity where participants solve Rubik’s Cubes and other similar puzzles in the shortest time possible. The World Cube Association (WCA) governs official competitions, setting the standards and regulations for various events. Speedcubing has gained popularity globally, with participants ranging from novices to world-class competitors.