Matthew Wilson

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Matthew Wilson is a competitive swimmer that represents Australia internationally.

International Competition

2017 World Championships

In Budapest, Wilson swam the 50 breast individually, placing 24th in the prelims. He also swam on the prelims of the mixed 4×100 medley relay, which placed 2nd in the final heat, earning Wilson a silver medal.

2018 Commonwealth Games

Wilson had a breakout international meet at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, earning bronze in the 200 breast (2:08.64) as well as gold in the 4×100 mixed medley relay.

2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Wilkson followed up his bronze medal at the comm games with another bronze at the Pan Pac championships, clocking another best time of 2:08.22 in a 3rd place finish.

2019 World Championships

Wilson continued his rise to the top, starting his championships in the 100 breast, finishing 10th overall in a new best of 59.26. He came back to split 58.37 in Australia’s 4×100 mixed medley relay in the final heat, helping the Aussie’s to gold by .02 over the American team. In the 200 breast semi-finals, Wilson put his name on the map, clocking a massive personal best of 2:06.67, tying the world record. In the final heat, Wilson shows great poise as he nearly matched his time from semis, touching in 2nd with 2:06.68 behind Russia’s Anton Chupkov, who broke the WR at 2:06.12.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 400 Mixed Medley Relay 2017 World Championships
Gold 400 Mixed Medley Relay 2019 World Championships
Silver 200 Breast 2019 World Championships
Gold 400 Mixed Medley Relay 2018 Commonwealth Games
Bronze 200 Breast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Bronze 200 Breast 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 100 Breast 59.26 07/21/19 2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
lcm 200 Breast 2:06.67 07/25/19 2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
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