Greg Chiles
  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
  • Sprints/Hurdles
  • Junior
  • Western Branch
  • Chesapeake, Va.

Updated: February 14, 2017

2017 indoor: Broke his own program record in the 400, recording a personal-best time of 47.42 for fifth place at the Music City Challenge ... Also, was a member of the winning 4x4 relay team at the Music City Challenge, finishing the race in a school-record time of 3 minutes, 11.11 seconds for the win ... Additionally, collected a second-place finish as a member of the distance medley relay team at the Music City Challenge, finishing in a time of 9:31.15 - the fourth-fastest time in the event in program history ... Came in third in the 400 at the Bob Pollock Invitational, setting a school record in the event with a time of 47.55 seconds … Finished fourth in the 400 at the Hokie Invitational with a personal-best time of 48.26 seconds … Ran the 500 at the Virginia Tech Invitational and was second with a time of 1:03.91.

Prior to Virginia Tech: Competed in indoor and outdoor track and field at the University of South Carolina for two seasons, primarily in the 200m and 400m events … Ran the 400 at the 2015 SEC Indoor Championship and recorded his best time of the season for the event, finishing 29th (49.58) … Qualified for the 2015 USATF Junior Nationals in the 400-meter hurdles, running a personal-best time of 52.84 to finish fifth in the finals … Ran a personal best in a string of three consecutive 400-meter hurdles to end the 2016 season, running 52.13 at the SEC Championships, 51.63 at the East Regional Prelim and 51.40 in the regional final.

High school: Was a four year letterwinner at Western Branch under Claude Toukene … Won the state title in the 300-meter hurdles and the 4x100-meter event … Was named the 2014 New Balance Indoor National Champion in the 4x55h shuttle relay as well as the 2015 New Balance Outdoor National Champion in the 4x110h shuttle relay … Was a Sprint Medley, Swedish Relay and 4x100 meter All-American selection.

Personal: Born April 2, 1996 ... Son of Gregory and Martina Chiles … Has five younger siblings: Crystal, Niyasia, GaMya, CoMari and Chavon … Majoring in consumer studies.

Chiles' Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

55m - 6.78, USC Open (2015)

200m - 21.49, SEC Championships (2016)

300m - 35.54, VT Invitational (2015)

400m - 47.42, Music City Challenge (2017)

500m - 1:03.91, VT Invitational (2017)

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200m - 21.42, Seminole Invitational (2016)

440m hurdles - 51.40, NCAA East Prelims (2016)

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