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Olympic athlete Bode Miller's 19-month-old daughter drowns in swimming pool

Heartbreaking.

Record-breaking US Olympic skier Bode Miller has shared tragic news that his 19-month-old daughter passed away after drowning in a swimming pool.

The 40-year-old and his wife were at a neighbour's party on Saturday night when Emeline Grier Miller fell into the pool and drowned.

Paramedics took the girl to hospital but could not save her.

Mr Miller wrote:

"Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this. Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten"

He is married to beach volleyball player Morgan Beck, who is currently pregnant with his fifth child. Emmeline was his fourth child and their second child together.