If there’s one thing Matt Levy hates, it’s losing. Such determination has taken Matt far in life and will take him further as he aims high in his swimming career.
Born at just 25 weeks, 15 weeks premature, Matt has survived 46 operations to get him where he is today.
One of his first great sporting moments was breaking the world record in the 200m freestyle short course in 2003. Matt went on to compete at the Athens 2004 Paralympics, the 2006 IPC World Swimming Championships and the 2007 Telstra Short Course Championships in Melbourne, where he won four silver and four bronze medals.
At the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, Matt won a gold medal as part of the 4x100m medley relay and as it was his second Games, was able to relax more and enjoy the competition and village atmosphere.
In the years since Beijing, he continued to get faster. …Read More