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Matthew Swann

Matthew Swann (hockey) is a two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist after helping the Kookaburras national side to victories at the Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014 Games. After earning his first international cap in 2009, Swann is a six-time Champions Trophy tournament winner helping Australia to the titles in 2009-2012, 2016 and 2018. In 2011, Swann was honoured by being named as the Young Player of the Year by the International Hockey Federation and named in the World All-Star team. His play earned Swann a spot in Australia’s bronze medal winning side at the London 2012 Olympics. A superstitious type, as a junior, Swann was known for waiting until he lost a game to wash his uniform, believing it was bad luck to wash a winning shirt. He has also previously been known to wear a lucky yellow headband, given to him by former Kookaburra Luke Doerner.

Sport / Discipline

Hockey

Birth Place

Gympie

Birth state

QLD

Date of Birth

16/05/1989

Age

32

Delhi, 2010

Glasgow, 2014

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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