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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Benedict Parfit

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014)

2013-14: Ended the season with a best time of 20.87 in the 50 freestyle at the Cavalier Invitational ... Reached the 50 freestyle finals at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Also posted a personal-best 1:47.70 in the 200 freestyle at Nike Cup ... Competed on the Blue Devils’ 200 freestyle relay squad.

Prior to Duke: Swam for Will Stokes at the Harrow School in London … Three-time UK National Youth Championship qualifier … Guided his squad’s 200-meter freestyle relay to the English Schools Swimming Association national title in 2011 … Member of the Bermuda National Swim Team … Selected to the English Talent Squad’s London region in 2011 … Three-time team captain … Member of the Ealing Swimming Club in London … Also lettered in rugby … Completed Bronze and Silver levels of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.

Personal: Born Benedict George John Parfit on Nov. 13, 1994 in the United Kingdom … Son of Jeremy and Helen Parfit … Has one brother, Christian.

Parfit Career Bests:

50 Free 20.87 2/15/2014
100 Free 46.42 2/14/2014
Position: Sprint Free/Breast
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Paget, Bermuda
High School: Harrow School [London]
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