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Kyla Valls
Kyla  Valls


Miami, Fla.

High School:
Ransom Everglades

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2016 Olympic Trials qualifier 

• Qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 50-, 100- and 200-meter freestyle and 200m butterfly 
• Two-time State Champion in the 200-yard freestyle (2015-16)
• Holds the school record in the 50-,100-, 200- and 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard medley relay and the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay 
• Named first-team All Dade (Miami-Dade County) four times (2013,'14,'15,'16)

• Named U.S. Swimming High School All-American in the 200-yard freestyle in 2015 and 2016 and the 100-yard freestyle 2016
• Recognized as the Miami Herald Swimmer of the Year in 2016 and 2017
• Four-time Ransom Everglades Female Athletic Performance of the Year (2014,'15, '16, '17) and four-time Ransom Everglades MVP (2013, '14, '15, '16)

• Daughter of Margaret and Nick Valls
• Has one brother, Nico, and one sister, Annie


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