Katsuhiro Matsumoto

Katsuhiro Matsumoto (松元 克央, Matsumoto Katsuhiro, born 28 February 1997) is a Japanese swimmer who specializes in freestyle. He is a silver medalist at the World Championships.

Katsuhiro Matsumoto
Personal information
Born (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 23)
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
ClubCentral Sports


He competed in the men's 200 metre freestyle event at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.[1][2]

At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea, Katsuhiro Matsumoto came third in the 200 m freestyle, but the first-placed finisher Danas Rapšys was disqualified for a false start, so Matsumoto was awarded a silver medal.[3]


  1. ^ "Heats results". FINA. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 World Aquatics Championships > Search via Athletes". Budapest 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Sun Yang claims men's 200-meter freestyle title via disqualification at worlds; Katsuhiro Matsumoto nabs silver". The Japan Times. 23 July 2019.

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