Victoria Chan
Victoria Chan
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
High School: Havergal College
Position: Freestyle/IM
Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Bio
House Affiliation: Lowell

Senior 2016-17
First leg of Harvard’s 200 and 400 free relay squads that placed second at H-Y-P … Placed third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free at H-Y-P … Helped Harvard win the 400 free relay and placed fifth in the 50 free and sixth in the 200 free against Penn and Brown … Runner-up in the 50 and 200 free, third in the 100 free vs. Columbia … Finished second in the 100 and 200 free vs. Cornell and Dartmouth.

Junior 2015-16
Finished second in the 200 fly (23:06.01) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Claimed eighth in the 200 back (2:07.50) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Took third against Columbia in the 200 fly (2:06.41) … Touched the wall at 5:09.74 to take fourth against Columbia in the 500 free … Lunged into 10th place in the 500 free (4:56.26), took 10th in the 100 fly (56.04) and placed 11th in the 200 back (2:03.17) at the Hawkeye Invitational …Finished fifth in the 200 fly (2:03.17) at the Hawkeye Invitational … Finished fourth in the 200 butterfly (2:07.35) and eighth in the 500 free (5:06.99) against Brown and Penn … Registered Harvard’s third-best time of the season in the 200 fly (2:01.03) and the 500 free (4:49.29) at the Ivy League Championship Meet.

Sophomore 2014-15
A member of the winning 200 medley relay unit (1:43.98) vs. Dartmouth and Cornell; also took third in the 100 back (57.43), second in the 50 free (23.79) and sixth in the 200 IM (2:09.07) … Captured another 200 medley relay victory (1:43.48) versus Columbia; also won the 50 free (23.77), 100 free (51.55) and the 200 free (1:50.75) in a full sweep … Helped Harvard to a fourth place finish in the 800 free relay, (7:17.75), a seventh place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:40.08), a 10th place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:41.37), an 11th place finish in the 200 free (1:33.69) at the speedy Texas Invite; touched the wall in 20th in the 200 free (1:49.91), 24th in the 100 free (51.59) and 32nd in the 50 free (24.07; 23.37 in prelims) … Won the 100 free (51.35) and the 400 free relay (3:25.87) against Duke and South Carolina; also took second in the 50 free (23.80) and fourth in the 200 free (1:51.99) … Anchored the HYP-winnign 200 medley relay unit (1:42.38) and took third in the 50 free (23.49), fourth in the 200 free (1:50.57) and 5th in the 100 free (51.15) against Princeton and Yale.

Freshman 2013-14
Part of the 200 medley relay (1:44.34) that placed third, finished first in the 200 freestyle (1:46.80) and in the 50 freestyle (23.54) while finishing third in the 200 IM (2:05.11) at Columbia Nov. 9 … Raced on the 200 medley relay (1:45.00) that finished first and the 400 freestyle relay (3:24.74) that finished first, came in second in the 100 backstroke (55.85), first in the 100 butterfly (55.66) against Dartmouth and Cornell (Nov. 16) … Finished 20th in the 50 freestyle (23.28) and was part of the 400 medley relay (3:43.49) that placed eighth at the Texas Invitational (Dec. 5-7) … Swam on the first-place 200 medley relay unit (1:44.88); grabbed second place in both the 100 free (51.63) and 200 free (1:51.32); Participated in the 200 free relay against Brown … Once again competed with the winning 200 medley relay team at Penn (1:44.59); took first in the 500 free (4:58.25) and second in the 200 fly (2:09.28) … Claimed first in four events at HYP: 50 free (23.14), 200 free (1:47.97), and as a member of the 200 medley (1:43.12) and 400 medley (3:21.42) teams … Was a member of the 200 free (1:31.08) and 400 free (3:38.69) relay units to earn second place at the Ivy League Championships; took second in the 50 free (22.87), fourth in the 100 free (49.99) and third in the 200 free (1:48.19) over the three-day, championship-winning weekend.

Before Harvard
Three-year letterwinner at Havergal College ... Led Havergal College to two OFFSA Championships ... Named Havergal College Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... Silver medalist at the 2011 World Junior Championships ... In 2012, earned a silver medal at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships ... Top 10 in Canada for the open 50, 100 and 200 meter freestyles ... 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier ... Canadian record holder for the 100 meter free for her age group in 2010 ... Graduate with Distinction ... Yale Book Prize recipient in 2013 ... Sunnybrook Hospital Volunteer.