Name: Matthew Torres
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 200m IM
Classification: S8, SB8, SM8
Height: 5-7
Weight: 125
DOB: 3/27/2001
Birthplace: Norwalk, Conn.
Hometown: Ansonia, Conn.
High School: Fairfield College Preparatory School (Fairfield, Conn.) '19
College: Fairfield University (Fairfield, Conn.) '23, Finance
Team/Club: Westport Water Rats
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (200 IM), 2nd (400 freestyle, 100 butterfly), 3rd (100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 freestyle)
Personal: Born with amniotic band syndrome, Matthew was born missing half his right leg, with deformities on both hands and has moderate hearing loss…Began swimming in 2008 after watching Michael Phelps at the Beijing Olympics...Son of Gil and Martha Torres…Fan of the Patriots and Real Madrid.