Auburn honors Olympian Kukors
August 21, 2012 · Updated 11:45 AM
Auburn welcomed home Olympian Ariana Kukors with a special ceremony Monday.
The City of Auburn hosted a reception on the steps of City Hall. Later, City leaders presented Kukors with Auburn's Hometown Hero Award.
Kukors, a 2007 Auburn Mountainview graduate and Pac-10 champion at the University of Washington, finished fifth in the 200-meter individual medley final at the London Games on Kuly 31.
Kukors, competing in her first Olympics, touched the wall in 2 minutes, 9.83 seconds.
She is the the world record holder in the IM.