Maryknoll senior and scholar-athlete MJ Mao took home a gold medal in the men's 100 breaststroke at the 2016 Speedo Winter Junior Championships West in College Station, Texas, with a time of 53.98. He beat the second place winner by .25 seconds. His time also broke the State of Hawaii record for the fastest boys 100 breaststroke!
The 2016 Speedo Winter Junior Championships is hosted by USA Swimming, the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States with more than 400,000 members.
MJ is also a member of the boys PAC-5 swimming team and an Mx STEM and Aerospace student. Congratulations, MJ!
Photo Credit: USA Swimming