Matt Deakin

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Matt Deakin
Medal record
Men's rowing
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens Eights
World Championships
Gold 2003 Milano Coxed fours
Gold 2005 Kaizu Eights
Bronze 2006 Eton Eights

Matt Deakin (born 20 May 1980) is an American competition rower, Olympic champion and world champion.

Deakin won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 2004 Summer Olympics, as a member of the American team.[1] The time 5:19.85 was a new world record. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and a member of the New York Athletic Club Hall of Fame.


  1. ^ Profile: Matt Deakin (Retrieved on 10 December 2008)