Hu finishes 19th in 200 breaststroke

Maui Swim Club’s Jonah Hu, a Baldwin High School senior, finished 19th in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday.

Hu was timed in 2 minutes, 2.43 seconds to take third place in the C final. His qualifying time in Saturday morning’s preliminaries was 2:03.02 and qualified him in the final for the 17th-to-24th best times out of 124 swimmers in the event.

Earlier Saturday, Hu was 40th in the 100 breaststroke, 45th in the 50 freestyle and 141st in the 100 backstroke.

He was joined at the meet by Hawaii Swim Club’s Sky Hirsch, a Maui Prep student, who was 56th in the 50 free.