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Matthew Denny


Name: Matthew Denny

Age (in 2017): 21

Sport: Athletics, Discus-Hammer

Coach/s: Ben Thomson


Best international result/s: Silver at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Major goal for 2018/2019: To win a medal at the 2019 world champsionships. Break the Australian Record.

Most memorable sporting moment: Cathy Freeman, Gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Best performance under pressure ever!

Biggest Challenge you have faced? Growing up rurally and traveling far and wide to progress my athletic career

What do you like most about your sport? The Challenge of balance between strength, speed, power and technique.

Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? To be the best person I can be and make my family proud

Favourite food/drink: Kebabs, Chocolate milk

Favourite song/music: Anything by Led Zeppelin

Favourite movie: Wolf of Wall Street

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