Brittany and Haley Wen compete with the Columbia Swim Club

May 30, 2012 | 6:36 p.m. CDT
Brittany and Haley Wen, siblings, pose outside of the Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center on Wednesday.

Name: Brittany Wen
Age: 13
School: West Junior High School
Event: Breaststroke

Name: Haley Wen
Age: 15
School: Hickman High School
Event: Backstroke

“They are competitive, and young,” said Valerie Wen, Brittany and Haley’s mother. “It’s a head game to have the younger person be faster than you,” “[But] they can laugh about it”.

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