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Mathew Helm (born 9 December 1980) is an Australian diver who won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's 10 metre platform.[1] He was in first place at the end of the preliminary round and the semi-finals, but was passed by Chinese diver Hu Jia in the finals. In the 2006 Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne, he won the 10 metre platform Gold medals in the Individual and Syncro.

Mathew Helm
Mathew Helm 1 - Craig Franklin.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-12-09) 9 December 1980 (age 38)
Bourke, New South Wales
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
ClubHunter United Diving Academy
Coached byHui Tong
Updated on 4 October 2015.

Born in Bourke, New South Wales, Helm was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[2] Helm is openly gay.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hunter Olympian Profiles". Newcastle Herald. Fairfax Media. 4 August 2008. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  2. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Burnttoast #105". DNA Magazine Australia. DNA Publications Pty Ltd. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012.