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2016 Summer Olympics: Virginia alumnus Matt Miller to represent Team USA in Rowing

Former Virginia rower Matt Miller

Former Virginia club rower Matt Miller will be representing the United States in the Men’s Four in Rio de Janeiro in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in August, USRowing has previously. This will be the first Olympics for Miller, from Springfield, Virginia and a 2011 systems engineer at Virginia.

Miller is the first UVA men’s rowing Olympian since 2001 graduate Wyatt Allen, who won gold in Athens in 2004 and bronze in Beijing in 2008 in the Eights.

Want to get to know Miller a little better? In this 2015 video, he talks about where he got his start, what he did after graduating from Virginia, and training at the USRowing Training Center.

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