Mathew Helm

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mathew Helm
Mathew Helm 1 - Craig Franklin.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-12-09) 9 December 1980 (age 34)
Bourke, New South Wales
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Club Hunter United Diving Academy
Coached by Hui Tong
Updated on 4 October 2015.

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.

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


  1. ^ "Hunter Olympian Profiles". Newcastle Herald (Fairfax Media). 4 August 2008. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  2. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics
  3. ^ "Burnttoast #105". DNA Magazine Australia. DNA Publications Pty Ltd. Retrieved 3 March 2012.