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Miles

Williams

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Free/IM
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
City/State: Hong Kong, China
High School: West Island School

Bio

Honors: ACC Men's Swimmer of the Week (12/3/18) … ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)

2018-19: Completed ACC Championships in record-breaking fashion as a member of Duke's 200 medley and 200 and 400 freestyle relays ... Added two more program records on the 800 freestyle relay, breaking his own school record in the 200 freestyle with a 1:34.57 leadoff leg ... Collected the first individual top-five finish of his career in the 100 freestyle championship final ... Surpassed his own program record during preliminaries at 42.41 ... Also took 11th in the 200 freestyle and 13th in the 50 freestyle ... Broke a Taishoff record as a member of the winning 200 medley relay during the Janis Hape Dowd Nike Invitational (1:26.07) ... Earned first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay to help power Duke past North Carolina in the regular season finale (2/2) ... Opened 2019 by winning the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relay against Queens University of Charlotte and William & Mary (1/12) ... Took home ACC Men's Swimmer of the Week honors following a strong outing at the Tennessee Invitational to wrap up the fall … Lowered his career best in the 50 freestyle with a 19.64 leadoff split on Duke's 200 freestyle relay in Knoxville … Took third in the 200 freestyle, fourth in the 100 freestyle and fifth in the 50 freestyle at the same meet and competed on Duke's top 200 medley (1:25.55), 400 medley (3:10.91), 400 freestyle (2:54.13) and 800 freestyle (6:28.47) relays, which clocked the second, third, second and fourth-fastest marks in school history … Selected to represent the ACC in the inaugural ACC/Big Ten Challenge, competing in the 400 and 800 freestyle and 400 medley relay events … Member of 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays that took first in the season opener at Virginia Tech (10/13) … Also claimed the 50 freestyle against the Hokies.

2017-18: Scored for the Blue Devils at the ACC Championships with top-18 finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyle ... Broke the program record twice in the 100 freestyle, taking second in the event consolation final with a 43.15 swim ... Came in under the 20.00 mark in the 50 freestyle for the first time in his career during preliminaries ... Lowered that time with a 19.70 clocking to win the bonus final and move up to third on Duke’s all-time performance list ... Also at ACCs, led off the Blue Devils’ 800 freestyle relay in record-breaking fashion, clocking 1:35.03 to break Spencer Booth’s seven-year old school record in the 200 freestyle ... Relay’s mark of 6:25.97 was good for the second-fastest in program history ... Competed on Duke’s 200 freestyle relay that took down a seven-year old school record at 1:18.46 ... That clocking tied the group for sixth in the conference ... Rounded out the conference meet with a school record in the 400 freestyle relay as well ... Anchored winning 200 medley relay at No. 25 Virginia and against No. 19 Virginia Tech and No. 20 Florida State ... Also won the 50 freestyle and took second at the 200-yard distance against the Cavaliers ... Touched at 20.43 in that 50 freestyle performance for a career-best time ... Competed on winning 400 medley relay in the season opener against the Hokies and the Seminoles (10/13). 

2016-17: Competed on record-breaking 800 freestyle relay at the ACC Championships ... Added two more seventh-place finishes as a member of the Blue Devils' 200 and 400 freestyle relays ... Moved onto Duke's all-time top 10 in the 100 and 200 freestyle at the conference meet ... Helped seal Duke wins over South Carolina  (1/14) and North Carolina (1/29) as a member of the top 400 freestyle relay ... Anchored winning 200 freestyle relay against Northwestern (10/29) and swam on top 200 freestyle relay at Queens University (12/3).  

Prior to Duke: FINA World Cup finalist in 2014 and 2015 … Hong Kong high school record holder in the 50, 100 and 200-meter freestyle … Hong Kong age group record holder in the 400 and 1,500-meter and yard freestyle as well as the 800-meter freestyle … Recipient of Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association High Point Age Group Award ... Member of the Harry Wright International club program. 

Personal: Born Miles Jing Williams Feb. 22, 1998 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Jeffrey Williams and Lin Lin Chen ... Has two brothers (Taylor and Tripp). 

Williams Career Bests:
50 Free: 19.64 ... 3rd all-time at Duke
100 Free: 42.41 ... Duke record
200 Free: 1:34.57 ... Duke record
500 Free: 4:25.76 ... 3rd all-time at Duke
100 Fly: 47.55 ... 6th all-time at Duke

On Duke's Relays:
200 Free Relay: 1:18.36 ... Duke record
400 Free Relay: 2:52.79 ... Duke record
800 Free Relay: 6:21.82 ... Duke record
200 Medley Relay: 1:24.90 ... Duke record

At the ACC Championships:
2017: 7th, 200 Free Relay ... 1:19.01
           7th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:54.47
           7th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:25.65
2018: 6th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:53.99
           T6th, 200 Free Relay ... 1:18.46
           7th, 200 Medley Relay ... 1:25.99
           10th, 100 Free ... 43.15
           10th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:25.97
           11th, 200 Free ... 1:35.34
           17th, 50 Free ... 19.70
2019: 5th, 100 Free ... 42.68
           6th, 200 Medley Relay ... 1:24.90
           7th, 200 Free Relay ... 1:18.36
           7th, 400 Free Relay ... 2:52.79
           9th, 800 Free Relay ... 6:21.82
           11th, 200 Free ... 1:34.89
           13th, 50 Free ... 19.74

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