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Olympic medalist Cody Miller honored in Las Vegas

Posted at 8:50 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 02:48:12-04

Local Olympic swimmer Cody Miller is being honored in Las Vegas after winning two medals in Rio.

A ceremony was held at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility where Clark County Commissioner presented Miller with a proclamation declaring Monday Cody Miller Day throughout greater Las Vegas and Clark County. 24-year-old Miller graduated from Palo Verde High School.

Miller was part of the Sandpipers of Nevada swim team, which practiced at the Desert Breeze facility.

Miller also got a ceremonial key to the Las Vegas Strip.

The swimmer won a bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke and set a new American record. He won a gold medal as part of the 400-meter medley relay team and helping the U.S. set an Olympic record.