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Matthew Richards

Name: Matt Richards

Home programme / club: Bath National Centre

Main Events and PB’s: 100m Freestyle (48.23) and 200m Freestyle (1:45.77)

Coach/Coaches: Jol Finck

2021 Olympic Trials results:

2nd 100m Freestyle (48.23 – Olympic nomination standard)

3rd 200m Freestyle (1:45.77 – Olympic nomination standard)

Best International results:

European Championships 2021 – Gold mixed 4 x 100m Freestyle relay, Silver 4 x 100m Freestyle relay, silver 4 x 200m Freestyle relay

European Junior Championships 2019 – Gold 100m Freestyle, Silver 200m Freestyle, Bronze 4 x 100m Freestyle relay

Olympic debut: Tokyo 2021

Quick-fire Round

Click here to find out what Matt is a fan of in our quick-fire questioning…

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Pre-Olympics Interview

We caught up with Matt before he flew to Tokyo to find out how he felt reaching his first ever Olympics…

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