Matt Deakin

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Matt Deakin
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Born May 20, 1980 (1980-05-20) (age 37)
San Francisco, California, U.S.

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

Deakin was born in San Francisco, California. He 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. ^ "Matt Deakin". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2008.