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Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
September 4, 2012
Filed under Top Stories

Though her first Olympic appearance didn't go quite as planned, 2012 Olympian Lily Zhang ('14) is now the North American Junior and Women's Champion. She beat Shirley Fu (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9) of Canada to win her third consecutive Junior Championship title, and won over her Olympic Teammate...

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
August 6, 2012
Filed under Top Stories

It's pretty cool to be able to say that you saw your friend on the telly, especially when NBC caught her in a striking smile, waving to the cameras while walking in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. Though Viking Lily Zhang's ('14) first Olympic experience didn't go quite the way she...

Zhang falls in first round of Olympic tournament

Zhang falls in first round of Olympic tournament

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
July 28, 2012
Filed under Top Stories

Lily Zhang's ('14) Olympic table tennis run ended quickly with a first round loss to Croatia's Cornelia Vaida in the first round of the tournament. The youngest table tennis competitor in London, Zhang lost 4-0, with set scores of  11-6, 11-8, 11-7, 11-5. Teammate Ariel Hsing won a quick and decisive...

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
July 24, 2012
Filed under Pro Sports, Top Stories

Updated 12:00 p.m. on July 27: Lily Zhang ('14) will compete tomorrow, July 28, at 11:15 a.m. BST against Cornelia Molnar of Croatia  in the first round of the women's table tennis tournament at the ExCeL stadium. Keep up with all of Zhang's matches and results here. Lily Zhang ('14) would prob...

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Liveblog: 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 25, 2012
Filed under Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Keep checking back for new updates as the 2012 US London Olympic Swim Trials runs from June 25 to July 2. June 30: 12:00 p.m.: Andrew Liang ('14) swam a time of 55.35 seconds in the 100-meter fly, finishing 92nd. He did not qualify for the semi-finals. June 29: 1:30 p.m.: Jasmine Tosky ('12)...

The Viking catches up with Sanborn at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

The Viking catches up with Sanborn at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 24, 2012
Filed under Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

Byron Sanborn ('12) just finished swimming his 200-meter breaststroke race, finishing in 87th place, and here's what he had to say about his performance today. "I swam my 200-meter breaststroke today and it went fairly well. At a meet where the minority of about 30% actually gets [personal] best tim...

2012 London Olympics preview

2012 London Olympics preview

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
June 22, 2012
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Features, Gymnastics, Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field, Volleyball, Winter Sports

The Viking will provide online, Twitter and Facebook updates on Paly's Olympic hopefuls and Olympians beginning Monday, June 25 at the 2012 USA Swimming and Diving Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebr. until the Aug. 12 closing ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics.  When the countdown clock in Trafa...

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