Welcome to Matty Lee’s profile page.
Date of Birth: 5th March 1998
Team/Club: City of Leeds Diving Club
Coach: Peng Li
|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|
|British Gas National Cup||Platform||2012||303.75||8th|
IN THE POOL
Favourite event: Platform
Finest ever performance: 3m Junior European Champion 2012 / seventh on Platform at Junior Worlds 2012
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 coach Jen Leeming
Sports: Diving, basketball, table tennis
Food: Double bacon cheese burger!
Hobbies: Don’t have much spare time, but chilling with my mates, and riding my BMX bike.