Matt Grevers

Swimming

Matt Grevers headshot
  • 2012
Name: Matt Grevers
Sport: Swimming
Height: 6’8”
Weight: 229
Current Residence: Lake Forest, Ill.
College: Northwestern

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold in the 400m freestyle relay, gold in the 400m medley relay, and silver in the 100m backstroke
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold in the 100m backstroke, gold in the 4x100m medley relay
Career Highlights:
  • 2012, FINA World Short Course Championships gold medalist in the 100m backstroke, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley relay, silver medalist in the 50m backstroke
  • Won the 100m and 200m back and finished fourth in the 100m free and seventh in the 50m free at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
  • Captured three gold medals at the 2009 MOO Duel in the Pool
  • Earned two gold medals at the 2009 FINA World Championships as a member of the 4x100 free

Fun Facts: Nicknamed Nu because that is the name of his mage in Warcraft (a role-playing game) ... Favorite television show is Family Guy ... Older sister, Carolyn, swam for University of Kansas ... Older brother, Andy, swam for Northern Illinois

Learn more: 
USA Swimming


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