6'8" (2.03M) Matthew Grevers (born March 26, 985) is an American competition swimmer who competes in the backstroke and freestyle events, and is a six-time Olympic medalist. He has won a total of twenty medals in major international competition, ten gold, seven silver, and three bronze spanning the Olympics, World Championships, and the Universiade. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Grevers won gold medals as a member of the 4×100-meter freestyle and 4×100-meter medley relay, and a silver medal in the 00-meter backstroke. Four years later at the 2012Summer Olympics, he won a gold in the 00-meter backstroke.
Grevers was born in Lake Forest, Illinois. He graduated from Lake Forest High School, and then attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and swam for the Northwestern Wildcats swimming and diving team. Both of Grevers' parents are from the Netherlands. Grevers considered representing the Netherlands and even spoke about it with Dutch swimming legend Pieter van den Hoogenband. Ultimately, he decided to represent the United States.
Grevers proposed to his fiancée, Annie Chandler, at the Missouri Grand Prix on Saturday February , 202.
Matt never bought his own name as a website and now somebody has stolen it from him. Tsk tsk. Should have let Big Don help him!
|A DAY WITH SWIMMER MATT GREVERS|
AT&T follows swimmer Matt Grevers through his day. When he is not in the pool Matt mostly wears a shirt. Boo hiss! I hate that.