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Olivia

Gwynn

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Distance
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Swansea, United Kingdom
High School: Millfield School

Bio

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

2018-19:  Finished 19th overall at the Elon Opener (8/31), posting a 4K time of 15:15 as Duke finished fifth overall in the season-opening meet … notched a third-place finish for the Blue Devils in the Queens City Invite (9/28), recording a 5K time of 18:00 to help Duke earn a first-place team victory.

2017-18: A co-captain who participated in six races during the fall campaign of her junior season … finished third overall at the Bull City Classic (9/1) with a 4K time of 13:55 to help Duke secure the first-place victory in shutout fashion … recorded a 5K time of 19:13.3 at the Adidas XC Invitational (9/15) to help the Blue Devils earn a second-place team finish … finished 10th overall at the Royals Challenge (9/29) with a 5K time of 17:56 … eclipsed a personal-best 6K time at the Pre Nationals (10/14) with a time of 23:07.4 as the Blue Devils finished 14th among 43 teams … notched a personal-best 6K time in her second consecutive meet at the ACC Championships (10/27), posting a time of 21:46.2 to finish fifth for Duke as part of a seventh-place team finish … recorded a 6K time of 24:11.1 at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (11/10) as the Blue Devils finished 10th among 37 teams to close out the fall season.

2016-17: Raced in three meets during the cross country season…Came in sixth in the 4K at the Duke Alumni Meet with a time of 14:50…Was the second Duke finisher and 13th overall in the 5K at the Sycamore Invitational (9/10), finishing in 18:39.8...Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor campaigns...Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16: Saw action in two meets during the fall campaign…opened college career with a sixth-place finish at the Duke Alumni Meet (9/1)…also took the line for the Princeton Inter-Regional Meet (10/3)…did not compete during the indoor or outdoor season.

Prior to Duke: Lettered each season under the guidance of Kevin Tobin at Millfield School in the United Kingdom…earned numerous titles during the 2014-15 cross country season, including at the Cinque Mullini International (Italy) U20, West Wales U20, the Cardiff Cross Challenge U20 and the Welsh Inter Regional U20 competitions…saw similar success during the 2015 indoor and outdoor track seasons, clinching the 3,000 meter indoor Welsh title, as well as the outdoor 1,500 meter U20 county title…secured the 2013-14 cross country county championship U17 crown…garnered titles in the U20 2,000m West Wales steeple chase, as well as the U17 county 1,500 title and the Welsh and Welsh Schools title at the same distance…2015 Millfield School Service Award winner…awarded Headmasters Scholarship to attend Millfield School from 2013-15.

Personal: Daughter of Jon and Julie Gwynn…born March 3, 1997…has one sister, Sara.

Cross Country PRs
6K- 21:46.2 (10/27/2017)

Indoor PR
1,500m- 4:34.42 (High School)
1,600m- 4:53.53 (2/10/2018)
3,000m- 9:37.04 (High School)

Outdoor PR
800m- 2:15.49 (High School)
1,500m- 4:29.88 (4/6/2018)
3,000m- 9:48.34 (High School)
5,000m- 17:16.03 (High School)
3,000m Steeplechase- 10:45.37 (4/6/2018)

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