Matthew Dunn

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Matthew Dunn
Personal information
Full name Matthew Stephen Dunn
Nickname(s) "Matt"
Nationality  Australia
Born (1973-09-02) 2 September 1973 (age 41)
Leeton, New South Wales
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle and Medley
College team Sydney University

Matthew Dunn (born 2 September 1973 in Leeton, New South Wales) is a former Olympic freestyle and medley swimmer swimmer who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for Australia, starting in 1992.

Dunn trained at the Australian Institute of Sport under Russian swimming coach Gennadi Touretski, who also taught Alexander Popov. Dunn was a specialist in the short course (25 m) events, and won several medals in the event in the 1990s. He was a multiple Commonwealth Games gold medalist in the medley events and set a world record in the 4x200 m freestyle relay at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur alongside Ian Thorpe, Michael Klim and Daniel Kowalski.

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Preceded by
Netherlands Marcel Wouda
Men's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (short course)

24 September 1998 – 23 February 2003
Succeeded by
Canada Brian Johns