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Matty Lee

Welcome to Matty Lee’s profile page.

PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth: 5th March 1998

Born: Leeds

Team/Club: City of Leeds Diving Club

Coach: Peng Li

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Score Medal/Position
World Junior Championships 3m Springboard (Group B) 2012 398.35 17th
  Platform (Group B)   415.90 7th
European Junior Championships 1m Springboard (Group B) 2013 389.00 BRONZE
  3m Springboard (Group B)   458.65 GOLD
  Platform (Group B)   458.45 SILVER
  3m Springboard (Group B) 2012 446.20 GOLD
  Platform (Group B)   379.80 6th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Score Medal/Position
British Gas National Cup 3m Springboard 2014 351.30 6th
  10m Platform   400.55 BRONZE
  10m Synchro   318.27 SILVER
  Platform 2012 303.75 8th

IN THE POOL

Favourite event: Platform

Finest ever performance: 3m Junior European Champion 2012 and 2013

Role models: Tom Daley and Michael Phelps

My aspirations are: To one day compete at the Olympics

OUT OF THE POOL

If I wasn’t a diver I would be: Possibly a gymnast (I gave up gymnastics to concentrate on diving when I was younger)

Tip for the top: Never give up!

Life after diving: Physiotherapist  

Would most like to meet: Usain Bolt and Adam Sandler

Most prized possession: My 3m gold medal from Junior Europeans and of course my iphone

Biggest influence on career: Initially my older brother who was a diver and then my old coach Jen Leeming

FAVOURITES

Sports: Diving, basketball, table tennis

Band/music: Hip-hop

Food: Double bacon cheese burger!

Hobbies: Don’t have much spare time, but chilling with my mates, and riding my BMX bike.

 

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