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Biondi, Matthew Nicolas (Matt)

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Born: 1965 AD
Currently alive, at 49 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete

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1965 - Matthew Nicholas Biondi was born on the 8th of October in Palo Alto.

         - He started his aquatics career as a swimmer and water polo player in his hometown of Moraga, California.

1984 - He qualified on the U.S. 4x100 meter freestyle relay at the Los Angeles Olympics.

1985 - Biondi set the first of his twelve individual swimming world records.

1986 - He won in the World Championships.

         - He was Swimming World magazine Male Swimmer of the World.

1988 - He graduated from Berkeley with a BA degree in Political Economy of Industrialized Societies (PEIS).

         - He was awarded the Swimming World magazine Male Swimmer of the World.

1991 - He won the gold in the World Championships.

1995 - Biondi married to Kirsten and the couple had one child.

         - He was a James E. Sullivan Award Finalist.

         - He was a member of the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

 

 

 

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