Matthew Benedict (Matt) WALKER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1978-04-25
Education Univ of Manchester (MA)
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Style Matt Walker, Esq, MBE
Career Paralympic swimmer; achievements incl: 2 Silver medals (50m freestyle and 100m freestyle) European Championships 1997, Bronze medal 100m breaststroke European Championships 1997, Gold medal 50m freestyle World Championships 1998, Bronze medal 100m breaststroke World Championships 1998, Gold medal 4x100m freestyle Paralympics Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, Silver medal 50m freestyle Paralympics Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004, Bronze medal 100m breaststroke Paralympics Sydney 2000, Silver medal 100m freestyle Paralympics Athens 2004, Gold medal 4x50m freestyle Paralympic World Cup 2006, Bronze medal 50m freestyle Cwlth Games Melbourne 2006, Gold medal 3x100m freestyle IPC World Championships Durban 2006, 2 Bronze medals (50m freestyle and 100m freestyle) IPC World Championships Durban 2006, Gold medal 50m freestyle Paralympic World Cup 2007, Bronze medal 50m freestyle Paralympic World Cup 2008, 2 Silver medals (50m freestyle and 50m butterfly) Paralympics Beijing 2008, 2 Bronze medals (100m freestyle and 200m individual medley) Paralympics Beijing 2008, Silver medal 50m freestyle Paralympic World Cup 2009, Bronze medal 100m freestyle Paralympic World Cup 2009, 4 Gold medals (50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly and freestyle relay) IPC European Swimming Championships Reykjavik 2009, Silver medal 200m individual medley IPC European Swimming Championships Reykjavik 2009, Gold medal 50m freestyle IPC World Swimming Championships Rio de Janeiro 2009, Silver medal 100m freestyle IPC World Swimming Championships Rio de Janeiro 2009, 2 Bronze medals (100m individual medley and freestyle relay) IPC World Swimming Championships Rio de Janeiro 2009, Gold medal 50m freestyle European Championships 2011, Bronze medal 50m freestyle Paralympic Games 2012, Gold Medal 50m freestyle IPC World Championships Montreal 2013; swimming coach Marple Swimming Club 2001 (head coach 2009), head coach Paddles Disability Swimming Club Leek; ambass for CP Sport and Diane Modahl Sports Fndn; Stockport Young Sports Person of the Year 1997, Cerebral Palsy Swimmer of the Year 1998, 2005 and 2009, BT Five Nations Challenge Trophy 2000, Stockport Sports Personality of the Year 2000, BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year 2000, John Wilkinson Swimming Trophy 2000 and 2006, Imagine FM Local Hero Award 2004, Splash Award Male Disability Swimmer of the Year 2006, John Wright Trophy for Outstanding Service in Cheshire County 2008, 2009 and 2010, Swimmer of the Year COMAST (City of Manchester Swimming Team) 2013-14; ldr Cub Scouts
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