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Hannah Louise Miley (born 8 August 1989) is a Scottish competitive swimmer who specialises in the Individual Medley. Miley trained when she was younger at Inverurie Swimming Centre. She has represented Great Britain at three Olympic Games, reaching the final of the 400 metres individual medley on each occasion, finishing sixth in 2008, fifth in 2012 and fourth in 2016.[9] Also in the 400 m individual medley, she is a former World short-course champion (2012), European champion (2010), and two-time European short-course champion (2009 and 2012) representing Great Britain, and a two-time Commonwealth champion (2010 and 2014) representing Scotland.

Hannah Miley
Hannah Miley 2010.jpg
Miley in 2010
Personal information
Full nameHannah Louise Miley
Nickname(s)Ham, Hammy, Smiley
National team Great Britain
 Scotland
Born (1989-08-08) 8 August 1989 (age 30)
Swindon, England
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesIndividual medley
ClubUniversity of Aberdeen Performance Swimming Team
CoachPatrick Miley

Swimming careerEdit

She represented Scotland at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 400m individual medley.[10][11][12]

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 Sue Rolph in 1999.[13] Miley then won two medals at the World Short Course Championships,[14] which included the first world title of her career.[15]

In 2014, she retained her 400m individual medley title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.[16] At the Games, Miley reached seven finals and won two medals in total.[17]

Miley made her Arena Pro Swim Series debut in February 2015, winning gold in the 200 m freestyle and 400 m individual medley,[18] and six medals in total.[19] She added a further two medals in March 2017, including gold in her strongest event.[20][21]

Hannah Miley is currently supporting and is the face of the Kellogg's Free Kids Swim campaign.[22]

She was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England,[23] and, a few months after being born, moved to Inverurie, Scotland where she attended Inverurie Academy before graduating from Robert Gordon University.[24][25]

Miley is as an ambassador for the LEN Short Course Championships in Glasgow in 2019.[26]

Personal bests and records heldEdit

Event Long course Short course
200m butterfly 2:08.24 2:08.32
200m individual medley 2:09.46 2:06.21
400m individual medley 4:31.33 NR 4:23.14 NR
Key ER:European CR:Commonwealth NR:British
Awards and Nominations
Awards[27] Won Nom Ref
Sports Personality of the Year (Sport Scotland) 2010, 2014 [28][29]
Scottish Sports Person of the Year (CGC Scotland) 2010 2009, 2011 [30][31][32]
Nancy Riach Memorial Medal (Scottish Swimming) 2011, 2013 [33][34]
JY Coutts Award (Scottish Swimming) 2014 [35]
Berger Paint Trophy (Scottish Swimming) 2011, 2012, 2013 [36][37]
Female Sports Achiever of the Year (Aberdeen Sport) 2014 [38]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "FINA World Cup 2016 (Moscow) – 800 Freestyle". Omega Timing. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  5. ^ "SWC 2012, Stockholm day 1: Hosszu completes hat trick; Alshammar gets 135th medal!". FINA. 13 October 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  6. ^ "FINA World Cup 2012 (Stockholm) – 400IM". Omega Timing. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  7. ^ "FINA World Cup 2016 (Berlin) – 400IM". Omega Timing. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  8. ^ a b c Commonwealth Youth Games 2004 – Swimming Results Bendigo 2004. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  9. ^ "London Olympics 2012: Scot Hannah Miley books place in final in hunt for gold". The Scotsman. 28 July 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  10. ^ McRae, Donald (16 April 2012). "Hannah Miley: just imagine what the noise at the Olympics will be like". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  11. ^ Scott-Elliot, Robin (22 March 2012). "Swimming: The life of Hannah Miley". Independent. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  12. ^ "Hannah Miley profile page". British Swimming and ASA. Archived from the original on 17 April 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  13. ^ "Miley completes European hat-trick with medley gold". Women Sport Report. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  14. ^ "World medals for Halsall and Lowe as Brits finish on a high". Women Sport Report. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  15. ^ "Gold for Miley at Short Course". Women Sport Report. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  16. ^ "Hannah Miley wins Scotland's first swimming gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games". The Daily Telegraph. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  17. ^ "Swimming: Hannah Miley chases Olympic medal dream". BBC. 29 March 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  18. ^ "Hannah Miley Doubles Up on Night One of Arena Pro Swim Series Orlando". Swimming World. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  19. ^ "MILEY, MILLER LEAD MONEY-EARNERS FROM ORLANDO PRO SWIM SERIES". Swim Swam. 15 February 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  20. ^ "Peaty still top of the world after US gold". Loughborough Echo. 8 March 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  21. ^ "2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – INDIANAPOLIS: DAY 3 FINALS LIVE RECAP". Swim Swam. 4 March 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  22. ^ "Kellogg's to unveil £2m 'Free Kids Swim' campaign". Modern Marketing and Media. The Drum. 22 December 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  23. ^ "Hannah Miley". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  24. ^ "Hannah Miley, swimmer and Olympic hopeful". The Scotsman. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  25. ^ Anderson, Ross (12 July 2013). "Seal of approval for RGU from Olympic star | July 2013 | Robert Gordon University News". Robert Gordon University News. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  26. ^ "Hannah Miley announced as Official Ambassador for LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019". Daily Record. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  27. ^ "North District - Awards" (PDF). SASA North. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  28. ^ "Sunday Mail Sports Awards: Legends join ovation for our inspirational grassroots superstars". Daily Record. 5 December 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  29. ^ "Scholarship student Ross Murdoch named Scotland's Sports Personality of the Year". Scottish Swimming. 8 December 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  30. ^ "Miley wins top Scot award". In The Winning Zone. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  31. ^ "Grainger is named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year". British Rowing. 9 December 2009. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  32. ^ "Badminton: Bankier named Scottish sports person of the year". Sport Sister. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  33. ^ "The 12th Scottish Swimming Awards". Thomas Miller Investment. 14 September 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  34. ^ "Hannah Miley launches fleet of vans ahead of Scottish Swimming Awards". Scottish Swimming. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  35. ^ "HOME HEROES ROSS MURDOCH & HANNAH MILEY TOP SCOTTISH SWIMMING AWARDS IN GLAGOW". Swim Vortex. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  36. ^ "Trophy Cabinet Men". SAFA. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  37. ^ "Special Recognition Awards 2013". SAFA. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  38. ^ "Miley and Fachie win prizes at Sport Aberdeen Awards". STV. 3 October 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2015.

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