Chon Pong


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Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Macau, China
High School: Pui Ching Middle School
Other College: San Diego Mesa College
Major: Urban Studies and Planning


Selected to represent Macau at the 2019 World University Games ... Finished fifth in his heat in the preliminaries of the 100-meter breaststroke at the World University Games in Italy, touching the wall at the 1:06.27 mark.

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19
Ranked 12th in program history with his time of 56.21 in the 100 breast, which was a personal best ... Recorded a personal best in the 200 breast with a mark of 2:06.87 (1/19) ... Competed in 10 meets for the Tritons, including UC San Diego's first-ever MPSF Championships ... Made his Triton debut at the Trojan Invite (10/5). 

Named to the All-American Community College Swimming Team in 2015 and 2016 ... Earned the Men's Swimming and Diving Coach's Award.

Swam for Swim San Diego from 2017-18 ... Swam for the Macau Green Wave from 2007-2013 ... Represented Macau in the 2013 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai.

A 2013 graduate of Pui Ching Middle School in Macau, China.

Born Oct. 26 in Macau, China ... Has an older sister, Un Tong Lao, who graduated from UC San Diego in 2015 ... Urban studies and planning major at Marshall College ... Plans to attend graduate school and study regional planning following graduation, with hopes of becoming a city planner afterwards ... Favorite swimming memory is being able to compete for UC San Diego as a senior ... Enjoys reading and playing video games ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite athletes are Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima and Lakers superstar Lebron James ... Likes the movie Unbeatable ... Listens to Coldplay ... Favorite foods are sushi and pasta ... Uses Instagram ... Most people do not know that he played violin in orchestra.

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