Mathew Helm

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Mathew Helm
Mathew Helm 1 - Craig Franklin.jpg
Medal record
Men's Diving
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 10m Platform
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Synchro Platform
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Barcelona Synchro Platform
Silver medal – second place 2003 Barcelona 10m Platform
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Fukuoka 10m Platform
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne 10m Platform
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne Synchro Platform

Mathew Helm (born 9 December 1980 in Bourke, New South Wales) is an Australian diver who won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's 10 metre platform. 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.

He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1] Helm is openly gay.[2]


  1. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics
  2. ^ "Burnttoast #105". DNA Magazine Australia. DNA Publications Pty Ltd. Retrieved 3 March 2012.