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British swimmer Hannah Miley announces retirement

December 1, 2021 GMT
FILE - Britain's Hannah Miley competes in a women's 200-meter individual medley semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on  July 23, 2017. Three-time Olympian Hannah Miley of Britain has retired from competitive swimming at the age of 32. The Scottish individual medley specialist is a former world, European and Commonwealth Games champion. Miley was a finalist for Britain at three consecutive Olympics, most recently the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games where she finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
FILE - Britain's Hannah Miley competes in a women's 200-meter individual medley semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on July 23, 2017. Three-time Olympian Hannah Miley of Britain has retired from competitive swimming at the age of 32. The Scottish individual medley specialist is a former world, European and Commonwealth Games champion. Miley was a finalist for Britain at three consecutive Olympics, most recently the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games where she finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
FILE - Britain's Hannah Miley competes in a women's 200-meter individual medley semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on July 23, 2017. Three-time Olympian Hannah Miley of Britain has retired from competitive swimming at the age of 32. The Scottish individual medley specialist is a former world, European and Commonwealth Games champion. Miley was a finalist for Britain at three consecutive Olympics, most recently the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games where she finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

LONDON (AP) — Three-time Olympian Hannah Miley of Britain retired from competitive swimming on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Scottish individual medley specialist is a former world, European and Commonwealth Games champion.

Miley was a finalist for Britain at three consecutive Olympics, most recently the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, where she finished fourth in the 400-meter individual medley.

“Reflecting on my career, I look back with pride and a smile as I feel like I have achieved everything I possibly could over the last 17 years of international racing,” she said in a statement posted on Twitter. “Whilst the Olympic medal eluded me, I still feel satisfied I couldn’t have given it anymore.”

British Swimming national performance director Chris Spice said Miley has been “a fantastic, long-serving ambassador for British Swimming” as well as being “a fantastic leader and a role model for younger athletes too.”

Aimee Willmott, another three-time Olympian who was a longtime teammate of Miley, announced her retirement last week, British Swimming said.

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