Hannah Miley

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Hannah Miley
Hannah Miley 2010.jpg
Miley in 2010
Personal information
Full name Hannah Louise Miley
Nickname(s) Ham, Hammy, Smiley
National team  Great Britain
Born (1989-08-08) 8 August 1989 (age 26)
Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb; 8.3 st)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Individual medley
Club Garioch SC
Coach Patrick Miley

Hannah Louise Miley (born 8 August 1989) is a Scottish competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain in the world and European championships, and Scotland in the Commonwealth Games.[7] A specialist in the individual medley, Miley is a former World short-course champion (2012), European champion (2010), double Commonwealth champion (2010 and 2014), and double European short-course champion (2009 and 2012) in the 400 m individual medley event.

Swimming career[edit]

She represented Scotland at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 400m individual medley.[8][9][10]

Miley represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 200m and 400m individual medley swimming events and represented Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 400m individual medley, attaining 5th place.

In 2012, Miley became world and European 400 m individual medley short course champion. She became the first British swimmer to win three individual medals at a European Short Course Championships since Susan Rolph in 1999.[11] Miley then won two medals at the World Short Course Championships,[12] which included the first world title of her career.[13]

In 2014, she retained her 400m individual medley title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.[14] At the Games, Miley reached seven finals and won two medals in total.[15]

Hannah Miley is currently supporting and is the face of the Kellogg's Free Kids Swim campaign.[16]

She was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England,[17] and moved to Inverurie, Scotland just a few months after being born.[18]

Personal bests and records held[edit]

Event Long course Short course
200m butterfly 2:08.24 2:09.70
200m individual medley 2:09.46 NR 2:08.79 CR NR
400m individual medley 4:31.33 ER NR 4:27.27 ER CR NR
Key ER:European CR:Commonwealth NR:British
Awards and Nominations
Awards Won Nom Ref
Sports Personality of the Year (Sport Scotland) 2010, 2014 [19][20]
Scottish Sports Person of the Year (CGC Scotland) 2010 2009, 2011 [21][22][23]
Nancy Riach Memorial Medal (Scottish Swimming) 2013 [24]
JY Coutts Award (Scottish Swimming) 2014 [25]
Female Sports Achiever of the Year (Aberdeen Sport) 2014 [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FINA World Cup 2007 (Sydney) - 400IM". Omega Timing. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "SWC 2013, Singapore Day 2: Le Clos and Atkinson best swimmers in Singapore". FINA. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Miley closes 2013 World Cups with IM silver". Swimming.org. 14 November 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "SWC 2012, Stockholm day 1: Hosszu completes hat trick; Alshammar gets 135th medal!". FINA. 13 October 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "FINA World Cup 2012 (Stockholm) - 400IM". Omega Timing. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c Commonwealth Youth Games 2004 - Swimming Results Bendigo 2004. Retrieved 30-07-2014.
  7. ^ "London Olympics 2012: Scot Hannah Miley books place in final in hunt for gold". The Scotsman. 28 July 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  8. ^ McRae, Donald (16 April 2012). "Hannah Miley: just imagine what the noise at the Olympics will be like". Guardian. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  9. ^ Scott-Elliot, Robin (22 March 2012). "Swimming: The life of Hannah Miley". Independent. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Hannah Miley profile page". British Swimming and ASA. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Miley completes European hat-trick with medley gold". Women Sport Report. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  12. ^ "World medals for Halsall and Lowe as Brits finish on a high". Women Sport Report. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Gold for Miley at Short Course". Women Sport Report. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "Hannah Miley wins Scotland's first swimming gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games". Telegraph. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Swimming: Hannah Miley chases Olympic medal dream". BBC. 29 March 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  16. ^ "Kellogg’s to unveil £2m ‘Free Kids Swim’ campaign". Modern Marketing and Media. The Drum. 22 December 2011. p. 1. Retrieved March 6, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Hannah Miley". telegraph.co.uk. The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  18. ^ "Hannah Miley, swimmer and Olympic hopeful". scotsman.com. The Scotsman. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  19. ^ "Sunday Mail Sports Awards: Legends join ovation for our inspirational grassroots superstars". Daily Record. 5 December 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  20. ^ "Scholarship student Ross Murdoch named Scotland’s Sports Personality of the Year". Scottish Swimming. 8 December 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  21. ^ "Miley wins top Scot award". In The Winning Zone. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  22. ^ "Grainger is named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year". British Rowing. 9 December 2009. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  23. ^ "Badminton: Bankier named Scottish sports person of the year". Sport Sister. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  24. ^ "Hannah Miley launches fleet of vans ahead of Scottish Swimming Awards". Scottish Swimming. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  25. ^ "HOME HEROES ROSS MURDOCH & HANNAH MILEY TOP SCOTTISH SWIMMING AWARDS IN GLAGOW". Swim Vortex. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  26. ^ "Miley and Fachie win prizes at Sport Aberdeen Awards". STV. 3 October 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 

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