Matt Abood finally gets his Commonwealth Games chance in Glasgow


No one would have blamed Matt Abood if, during the course of his unlucky journey, he decided that it was all too hard and gave swimming away. The freestyle sprinter has made three world championship teams for Australia and was a member of the 4×100-metre freestyle relay team that won gold in Shanghai in 2011, but has never swum at an Olympic or Commonwealth Games.

Read The Sydney Morning Herald

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