Boston, Feb, 11, 2014, — 2014 City of Boston League Swimming Championships was held on February 5 at Madison Park Swimming Pool in Roxbury. The top summers from O’Bryant, East Boston and Latin Academy competed against each other for a fun-filled afternoon.
Justin Chung (left) holds the trophy with a teammate (provided by Jason Chung).
Fifteen-year-old Justin Chung from O’Bryant captured 100-yard breaststroke with 67.06 seconds, and 200 individual medley with 132.45 seconds. Chung’s performance helped O’Bryant edging East Boston for the second place.
Boston Latin Academy (BLA) won the seven-straight swimming title in the city league. O’Bryant’s sophomore Justin Chung was disappointed not being able to beat BLA, but he acknowledged that BLA had a large and well-coached swimming team.
Jason Chung, father of Justin, was a long-time City of Boston employee, and was very proud of his son’s two gold medals.
“We need more Asians in the City become swimmers. This sport has a lot of fun, and opportunities for scholarships,” said Mr. Chung. He also mentioned that Justin had become a fit and strong kid after he started practicing swimming over past few years.