Miller Named to Duel in the Pool Roster
Oct. 9, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana University senior swimmer Cody Miller has been selected as part of Team USA for the 2013 Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool taking place Dec. 20-21 in Glasgow, Scotland.
The two-day, short-course meet will be contested at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, site of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Day one of the meet is slated for 2 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 21, followed by the conclusion of the meet at 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 21. Footage from the meet will be televised by NBC as part of a two-hour show on Sunday, Dec. 22. The show will air from 4-6 p.m. ET.
The U.S. team will be comprised of the swimmers who posted the top qualifying time in each Olympic event at the 2013 FINA World Championships, 2013 World University Games or 2013 U.S. Open. The top two swimmers in the 100m and 200m freestyles at these three events qualify for the roster, which may feature a maximum of 22 men and 22 women.
Miller represented the United Stats this past summer at the 2013 World University Games in the breaststroke. He is a six-time Big Ten Champion in the breaststroke, winning the 100 and 200 breast in each of his first three seasons. He also won an individual Big Ten title in the 200-yard individual medley in 2013.
Swimmers can compete in a maximum of six events (individual and relays), and each team may enter up to four swimmers per individual event and one relay. A running score will be kept combining the points earned by both women and men to determine the winning team.
The Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool is a made-for-television event, designed to showcase the sport's most exciting swimmers in a short-course meters format. This year's event will be the sixth Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool in the history of USA Swimming, with past Duels held in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. The U.S. is undefeated and holds a 5-0 record in the history of the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool.
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