Ronald Tsui
Ronald Tsui
Year: So.
Hometown: Hong Kong, China
High School: Peddie School (NJ) and Diocesan Boys' School (HK)
Position: Breaststroke/IM
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Branford

Best Times:

100 Breaststroke:  55.83

200 Breaststroke:  2:03.49

200 Individual Medley:  1:57.79

Peddie Aquatics                               Coach:  Greg Wriede

2012-2013: Represented Hong Kong at the World University Games in the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke and 4 x 100 IM relay.

2011-2012 (Freshman): 100-yard breaststroke: Finished 20th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 57.34… Fastest time was 57.18 in the prelims at Ivy’s… Won the event against Columbia with a time of 58.46… Won the event against Cornell with a time of 59.16… Finished fourth at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 58.04… 200-yard breaststroke: Finished 20th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Finished 10th at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational with a time of 2:07.19… Best finish in the event was against UMass, second with a time of 2:10.28… 200-yard IM: Finished 33rd at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 2:01.67.

Before Yale: School Swimming Team Captain in 2009-10… Finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke final (55.83) at "2011 Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships"… "Hugo Chan Memorial Scholarship for The Best All-Round Student in High School"… School Prefect in High School for 2 years… "The Yu Kam Wai Scholarships" for the Outstanding Athlete in 2007-08… Individual Champion in the 58th Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival… Champion in "The Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Invention Competition… National rank 1st in Men 200m Breaststroke in Hong Kong (Long Course Season in 2009-10 & Short Course Season in 2010-11)… Held 12 Hong Kong Age Group / Junior / Inter-school Swimming Records in 50m, 100m, and 200m breaststroke… Member of Hong Kong National Swimming Squad since 2006… Achieved the B-finals in the 11th Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 2010, Irvine USA… Finalist in 8th Asian Swimming Championships, Foshan China... Finalist in 5th East Asian Games 2009… Finalist in 1st Asian Youth Games, Singapore.

Personal: Hobbies include reading and basketball… "City Volunteer" for Beijing Olympic Games 2008 working at the Beijing Olympic City Volunteer Service Station.

Why Yale: "As a world-renowned research university, Yale is distinctive in its commitment to undergraduate teaching, and I am also impressed by the atmosphere of the swim team which is probably the closest and the most supportive I've ever seen."