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Scott Miller biography: 13 things about Olympic swimmer from Sydney, Australia

Scott Andrew Miller is a butterfly swimmer who has represented Australia in the Olympics. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
  2. He was 19 years old when he won the 100 m butterfly and the 4×100 m medley relay at the Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 1994.
  3.  In 1995, he became the World Short Course champion in the 200 m butterfly and won a world championship gold medal in the 100-meter butterfly at Rio de Janeiro.
  4. In 1996, he won the silver medal in the 100 m butterfly at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He also won bronze in the 4×100 m medley relay with Michael Klim, Steven Dewick and Phil Rogers.
  5. In 1997, he remained on the sidelines due to injury then tested positive to marijuana.
  6. In 1998, Fédération internationale de natation (FINA) suspended him for two months.
  7. From 1999 to 2000, he was married to Charlotte Dawson.
  8. Surpassed by Klim and Geoff Huegill, he was not selected for the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
  9. In 2004, a horse named Krayzelburg which he part-owned with other swimming identities won the Sydney Entertainment Centre Trophy.
  10. On April 16, 2008, he was charged with possessing a prescribed restricted substance and possessing an offensive weapon.
  11. In 2009, he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 100 hours of community work and a two-year good behavior bond.
  12. On June 18, 2013, he was arrested and given a one-year suspended jail sentence.
  13. On February 16, 2021, he was arrested at his home in Sydney along with another man, 47. They were accused of distributing drugs from Sydney that were bound for regional New South Wales state.

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