Matthew Dunn

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Matthew Dunn
Personal information
Full name Matthew Stephen Dunn
Nickname(s) "Matt"
National team  Australia
Born (1973-09-02) 2 September 1973 (age 42)
Leeton, New South Wales
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, medley

Matthew Stephen Dunn (born 2 September 1973) is an Australian former freestyle and medley swimmer who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics, 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 medallist in the medley events and set a world record in the 4 × 200 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
Marcel Wouda
Men's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (short course)

24 September 1998 – 23 February 2003
Succeeded by
Brian Johns