Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)
2013-14: Finished top-eight in the 200 breaststroke at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational ... Set personal bests in three events at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Posted best times in the 50 freestyle (21.21) and the 100 breaststroke (56.53) at the ACC Championship.
2012-13: Wrapped up his freshman campaign at the ACC Championships, where he clocked personal bests in the preliminaries of the 200 breaststroke (2:06.56) and the 200 IM (1:56.78) ... Contributor on the Blue Devils’ relay squads during the regular season.
Prior to Duke: A four-year letterwinner out of St. Francis in Mountain View, Calif. ... Guided two St. Francis relays to a pair of top-five finishes at the Central Coast Section Championships as a senior ... Helped his team’s medley relay take sixth at the CCS Championships his junior and sophomore seasons ... Twice named his squad’s most inspirational swimmer ... Recipient of Departmental Science Awards as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born Victor Y Q Chen on Jan. 12, 1994 in Palo Alto, Calif. ... Son of John and Lisa Chen ... Has one brother, Erik ... Majoring in electrical and computer engineering and economics.
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