Matthew Mitcham

Matthew Mitcham

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Matthew Mitcham, (born 2 March 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) is an Australian diver. He is the 2008 Olympic champion in the 10 m platform, having received the highest single-dive score in Olympic history. He is the first Australian male to win an Olympic gold medal in diving since Dick Eve at the 1924 Summer Olympics, and one of few openly gay athletes at the 2008 Summer Olympics.itcham originally competed as a trampoline gymnast. He was spotted by Wang Tong Xiang, who is a coach at the Australian Institute of Sport Diving Program, while at the Chandler Aquatic Centre in Brisbane's suburbs, and Mitcham continued with both diving and trampolining for several years.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136730790
  • 9786136730790