Matt Richards MBE
Events: 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle
Matt Richards burst onto the global stage when he, alongside fellow Welshman Callum Jarvis, won 4x200m Freestyle gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The then 18-year-old Richards swam the third leg of the gold-medal winning swim, becoming the first Welshman to win Olympic gold in the pool since 1912.
2019 – European Junior Swimming Championships Kazan 100m freestyle Gold
2020 – Tokyo Olympics 4×200m freestyle Gold
2020 – European Championships Budapest 4×100m mixed freestyle Gold
2020 – European Championships Budapest 4×100m relay freestyle Silver
2020 – European Championships Budapest 4×200m relay freestyle Silver