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Matthew Mitcham
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Full name Matthew John Mitcham
Nickname(s) Matt
Born 2 March 1988 (1988-03-02) (age 33)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 174 centimetres (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s) Luke Rutherford (m. 2020)
Sport
Country Australia
Event(s) 1 m, 3 m, 5 m, 7 m, 10 m
Club Abbotsleigh Diving Club NSW, Perfect 10 diving
Former partner(s) Scott Robertson (3 m)
Retired 2016

Matthew John Mitcham OAM (born 2 March 1988) is a retired Australian diver and trampolinist. As a diver, he was the 2008 Olympic champion in the 10 m platform, having received the highest single-dive score in Olympic history. This made him the first openly gay athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. He is also the first Australian male to win an Olympic gold medal in diving since Dick Eve at the 1924 Summer Olympics.

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