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Myles BROWN
Sport Swimming
NOC South Africa   
GenderMen
Born21 May 1992 in Westville, SAF
Height1.88 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Tess Williams
Languages
English
Higher education
Statistics - University of South Africa: Pretoria, RSA
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
"I've always been a water baby. From when I was a youngster I was always trying to get into the water, no matter the weather. It was probably when my parents found me at the bottom of the pool, not due to their negligence but my perseverance to get into the water, that they decided it was time I became water safe."
General Interest
Nicknames
Myloz (Instagram profile, 14 Dec 2018)
Hobbies
Surfing, golf, going to the beach, table tennis. (Facebook page, 25 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Australian swimmer Grant Hackett, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, US boxer Muhammad Ali. (heslopsports.co.za, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The moment you're ready to quit is usually the moment right before a miracle happens. Don't give up." (heslopsports.co.za, 11 Jul 2015)
Other information
NAME
His first name is Devon but due to a family tradition he goes by his second name Myles. "My name is Devon Myles William Brown, but most people know me as Myles. The reason for this is that it is a family tradition that the first-born son of each generation is called by their second name as well as taking the name William. So my first name is Devon but everyone calls me Myles, which sometimes causes a lot of confusion." (heslopsports.co.za, 11 Jul 2015)

FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2019 he graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from the Independent Institute of Education's Varsity College in South Africa. He has also studied for a degree in commercial law from Damelin Correspondence College in New Zealand. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019; IIE Varsity College Facebook page, 28 Sep 2017; heslopsports.co.za, 11 Jul 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 400m Freestyle 3:45.92
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Freestyle 1:46.57
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:47.19
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:04.47
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 400m Freestyle 3:48.86
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:46.85
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1500m Freestyle 15:14.51
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 800m Freestyle 7:57.69
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 400m Freestyle 3:48.40
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:17.91
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Freestyle 1:43.22
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Freestyle 3:41.49
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.45
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 3:41.09
15 2012 Istanbul, TUR 1500m Freestyle 14:54.46
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 400m Freestyle 3:42.76
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:44.89
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:40.38
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:44.88
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:43.60
1 2016 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 3:39.78
3 2016 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:43.20
2 2016 Doha, QAT 1500m Freestyle 14:49.64
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 3:42.38
1 2016 Dubai, UAE 200m Freestyle 1:43.11
1 2016 Dubai, UAE 1500m Freestyle 14:46.49
2 2013 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 3:41.84
3 2013 Dubai, UAE 1500m Freestyle 14:43.86
2 2013 Dubai, UAE 200m Freestyle 1:44.81
2 2013 Eindhoven, NED 400m Freestyle 3:37.91
2 2013 Eindhoven, NED 1500m Freestyle 14:30.54
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 1:43.91
African Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 400m Freestyle 3:54.80
1 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 200m Freestyle 1:50.93
4 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 100m Freestyle 50.39
1 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:36.80
1 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:22.76
1 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.02
3 2010 Casablanca, MAR 400m Individual Medley 4:32.52
3 2010 Casablanca, MAR 800m Freestyle 8:12.58
3 2010 Casablanca, MAR 400m Freestyle 3:57.64
1 2010 Casablanca, MAR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:29.21