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Cody
Miller
United States of AmericaUnited States of America, USA
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
09 January 1992
Height
181 cm
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Ali
Residence
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages
English
Higher education
Business Management - Indiana University: Bloomington, IN, USA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He entered his first swimming competition at age eight.
Why this sport?
He suffered from pectus excavatum [sunken chest], so he took up swimming to monitor his heart and breathing.
Club / Team
Sandpipers of Nevada: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Name of coach
Ray Looze; Mike Westphal
Training Regime
He trains at Indiana University in the United States of America.

General Interest

Hobbies
Going to the cinema, reading comic books, spending time with his dogs. (Facebook page, 04 Jul 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal and a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.yahoo.com, 14 Oct 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Ron Aitken and Chris Barber. (reviewjournal.com, 28 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 24 Dec 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Listen to your parents and have fun." (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 24 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (billingsgazette.com, 23 Dec 2016)
Other information
MEDICAL CONDITION
He has pectus excavatum, which is sometimes known as a sunken chest. The condition can diminish lung capacity by up to 20% and sometimes requires surgery. "I just dealt with it. I'm swimming pretty well, and I do just fine. I don't really think about it." (billingsgazette.com, 23 Dec 2016; indystar.com, 10 Dec 2015)