Katy ISD Students Jump Their Way to Junior Olympic Gold

Three Katy ISD students won 13 medals in jump roping at the 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games held in Houston July 27 - August 6.

The Rope Warriors' Miyo Fujiwara of Randolph Elementary, Aileen Liang of Kilpatrick Elementary and Justin Liang of Tays Junior High earned seven gold medals total, with 9-year-old Aileen Liang taking home a gold medal in the All-Around competition. The team also won two silver medals, including one for Justin Liang, age 11, in the All-Around event. They rounded off their competition with four bronze medals and several other top 10 finishes.

The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. The AAU was founded in 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sports.
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