Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: Waiakea’s Korrie Tengan

  • Parish Kaleiwahea photo Waiakea junior Korrie Tengan set two BIIF swimming records Saturday at Kamehameha.

 

Korrie Tengan • swimming

The Waiakea junior smashed two BIIF records Saturday at Kamehameha – one was her own, while the other had been around for a while.

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In the 100-yard butterfly, Tengan touched in 57.07 seconds to break an 18-year-old mark held by Waiakea alum Nicole Okuna (57.86). In the 200 individual medley, Tengan lowered her league record, set in 2019, by almost 2 seconds, finishing in 2:05.53.

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Favorite food: Kimchi

Favorite movie: A New Hope

Favorite thing about swimming: Being able to learn different techniques, because there is no perfect way of swimming. Every swimmer has their own way.

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Favorite athlete: Maya DiRado

Favorite place on the Big Island: Hapuna Beach

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