Participants

Matt WILSON

Matt WILSON
    Swimming
Birth Date:  08 Dec 1998
Place of Birth:  PENRITH
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  19
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  186
Weight (Kg):  80

Matt WILSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 12:07
Men's 200m Breaststroke Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 21:44
Gold Medal Event Men's 200m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 11:08
Men's 100m Breaststroke Heat 4
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:37
Men's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:48
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 11:37
Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Heat 2
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:52
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 50m Breaststroke 24 27.69
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 200m Breaststroke 8 2:10.37
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 9 3:33.91
2017 Budapest, HUN Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:41.21

Nickname: Matt, Wilba (Facebook, 10 Nov 2016; Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Occupation: Student (theleader.com.au, 31 Oct 2016)
Education: Exercise and sports science at Australian Catholic University, NSW; personal training at FIA Fitnation, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Adam KABLE (AUS) (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)


Sporting relatives

Grandfather, Brian RASMUSSEN, was a rugby league player Balmain Tigers. Mother, Maree, was a state-level netballer as a student. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)


Other sports

Used to play water polo at school and state level. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018) 


Reason: Couldn't finish 100m freestyle race at a school swimming carnival. Wanted to improve and took off from there. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2018)
Ambition: "I am hoping to make the Commonwealth Games team in 2018 and, longer term, my ultimate goal is the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo." (nepeanaquaticcentre.com.au, 2017)
Memorable: Becoming a finalist at the 2017 World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Olympic medallist swimmer, Christian SPRENGER (AUS). "Greatest breaststroker in Australian history." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: His parents. "Because they supported me through my career. They drove me everywhere as a kid." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: "Slap myself a lot." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

MOUNTAIN KING
Named Blue Mountains Sportsperson of the Year on Australia Day in 2016. (nepeanaquaticcentre.com.au, 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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