Name: Matt Biondi
Sport: Swimming
Discipline(s): Swimming
Event(s): 100-meter Butterfly, 50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 4x200 Freestyle, 4x100 Freestyle, 4x100 Medley
DOB: 10/8/1965
Birthplace: Moraga, Calif.
Hometown: Moraga, Calif.
High School: Campolindo High School (Moraga, Calif.)
College: University of California, Berkeley; Lewis & Clark College
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (1984, 1988, 1992); 11-time Olympic medalist (8 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Los Angeles 1984, gold (4x100-meter freestyle)
  • Seoul 1988, gold (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 4x100 freestyle, 4x200 freestyle, 4x100 medley), silver (100 butterfly, 50 freestyle), bronze (200 freestyle)
  • Barcelona 1992, gold (4x100 freestyle, 4x100 medley)
Personal: Began swimming at age 5...Participated in both swimming and water polo at Campolindo High School...Attended University of California, Berkeley to play water polo and swim...Worked with Special Olympics and the Missing Children’s Foundation...Has been a spokesperson for Hardee’s Hamburgers in its support of Make-A-Wish Foundation.