Who is Matthew Richards? Bio, Olympic Results, Career Records & Net Worth

Matthew Richards is a British swimmer who specialized in freestyle. Matt Richards was born on 17th December 2002 in Worcester, England.

Matthew Richards started swimming when he was five years old at Droitwich Leisure Centre, and joined the Droitwich Dolphins Swimming Club when he was eight, later moving to Worcester Swimming Club aged ten. He played other sports such as rugby and tae kwon do but gave them up to concentrate on swimming. He was a student at Bishop Perowne Church of England College.

Richards represented Wales as his father was born there. He broke the Welsh records in 100 and 200 metre freestyle. He became the junior champion in 100 m freestyle at the 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships held in Kazan.

Matthew Richards (Swimmer) – Short Bio/Wiki

Matthew Richards British Swimmer
Matthew Richards British Swimmer
Bio/WikiDetails
NameMatthew Richards
Born17 December 2002
Height6 ft 2 in
NationalityGreat Britain
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
NationalityBritish
ClubNational Centre Bath
CoachJol Finck
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend/PartnerEmily Louise Large (Instagram)
Social Media Profile LinksMatthew Richards on Facebook
Matthew Richards on Twitter
Matthew Richards on Instagram

Matthew Richards – Olympics Results & Records

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he swam the third leg in the men’s 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay, and put in a performance that helped the team win gold together with James Guy, Duncan Scott, and Tom Dean in a time of six minutes 58.58 seconds.

OlympicsMedal Counts
Tokyo 2020 OlympicsGold medal – 4×200 m freestyle

Matthew Richards – Career & Achievements

Matthew Richards competed in the men’s 100 metre freestyle event at the 2020 European Aquatics Championships, in Budapest. and he won two silver as part of the team in the men’s 4 × 100 metre freestyle and 4 × 200 metre freestyle relays. Also, he was part of the team that won gold in 4×100 m mixed freestyle, although he swam in the heats and did not swim in the finals.

TournamentsMedal Counts
European Championships (LC)
2020 Budapest
Gold medal – 4×100 m mixed freestyle
Silver medal – 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – 4×200 m freestyle

Matthew Richards – Net Worth 2021

According to some sources currently, Matthew Richards’s net worth is estimated between $100,000 – $150,000. Though his other income, earnings and brand endorsements are not revealed.

Matthew Richards Quick Facts

Matthew Richards with GF Emily Large
Matthew Richards with GF Emily Large

1. Where is Matthew Richards from?
Matthew Richards is from the United Kingdom.

2. How tall is Matthew Richards?
Matthew Richards is 6 ft 2 in tall.

3. How old is Matthew Richards?
As of this date (12th August 2021), he is 18 years old now.

4. How much does Matthew Richards weigh?
Matthew Richards’s weight is 85 kg.

5. What is Matthew Richards’s net worth?
Currently, Matthew Richards’s net worth is estimated between $100,000 – $150,000.

6. What college did Matthew Richards go to?
Bishop Perowne Church of England College.

7. Which college team did Matthew Richards play?
He plays for the United Kingdom national swimming team.

8. Who is Matthew Richards’s girlfriend?
Emily Louise Large is his girlfriend.

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