Palo Alto High incoming freshman Chesnie Cheung will be part of the United States 13-15 National Synchronized Swimming Team 1 that will compete at the Mediterranean Cup in Netanya, Israel beginning Thursday.
Cheung, who belongs to the Santa Clara Aquamaids, will be competing in the team event along with Hailee Heinrich, Andrea Percic, Kaithlyn Hoang, Nicole Gott, Audrey Nguyen, Aivan Nguyen and Emmanuella Tchkmakjian.
Chesnie Cheung/USA Synchro
The team preliminaries are scheduled for Thursday and the team final is Saturday.
There are 26 countries, including the U.S., participating at the competition. The team has been practicing at Stanford and Gunn High since mid-June.
Cheung is in her first year with the 13-15 national team after spending the previous two years with the 12U national team.