Matthew Levy OAM is a Paralympian swimmer, who has competed at the London, Rio, Beijing and Athens Paralympics. The NSW Institute of Sport Scholarship Holder won gold in the 4x100m Freestyle Relay at London 2012, and had a successful Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018 where he won gold in the 50m Freestyle.

What role has the NSWIS played in your success?

NSWIS has allowed me to perform on the world stage, giving me the tools for success.

How do you find your Strength Within?

Motivation

What has been your proudest moment in your sport?

Definitely the gold medal for the 4x100m Freestyle Relay at the London 2012 Paralympics.

What is the worst thing about being an elite athlete?

Finding a work/life balance

What is the best thing about being an elite athlete?

Mateship