Matthew Mitcham facts for kids
|Full name||Matthew John Mitcham|
|Born||2 March 1988
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Residence||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||174 centimetres (5 ft 9 in)|
|Spouse(s)||Luke Rutherford (m. 2020)|
|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)|
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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