|Name Matt Shirvington|
TV shows Beyond Tomorrow
Spouse Jessica Shirvington
|Weight 80 kg|
Role television presenter
|Education Marist College North Shore|
Awards ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Performance by a Presenter
Nominations Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer
Similar Jessica Shirvington, Patrick Johnson (sprinter), Josh Ross
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Matt Shirvington (born 25 October 1978) is an Australian athlete and television presenter who held the Australian 100m national sprint title from 1998 to 2002. He's the 2nd fastest Australian of all time.
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- Pam ann and matt shirvington
- St George Illawarra Dragons
- Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
- Personal life
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Shirvington generally competed in the 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay events, finding the most success in the 100m sprint. He competed in the 2000 Olympic Games, the Athletics World Championships from 1999 to 2007 and the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2006.
From 1998 Shirvington claimed 5 consecutive Australian national titles for the 100m sprint event. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, he broke the Australian national 100m record, finishing fourth in the final with a time of 10.03seconds. Shirvington held the record until Patrick Johnson recorded 9.93sec in 2003. He also featured in two World Indoor Championships 60m finals.
Outside his sporting career, Shirvington was a presenter of the Australian television program Beyond Tomorrow and participated in Dancing with the Stars in 2004. He has also been a National Ambassador for CanTeen, an Australian support organisation for young children living with cancer. In 2009, he had a cameo and one line in the third episode of the :30 Seconds.
In June 2010, Shirvington joined Sky News Australia as a sports presenter.
Shirvington appeared in a guest role on the Australian version of The Biggest Loser in 2010.
He appeared in two 60m world finals.
In 2014, he co-hosted the ASTRA Awards with Shaynna Blaze.
Shirvington is the host of Friday Night Football on Fox League.
St George Illawarra Dragons
In the 2012 NRL pre-season, Shirvington was appointed as a sprint training coach for the NRL club St George Illawarra Dragons despite being a fan of the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles.
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
In the 2016 NRL pre-season, Shirvington signed up as a Sea Eagles Member and recorded a video message encouraging other Manly supporters to either renew their Membership or to sign up. Shirvington also regularly promotes the Sea Eagles via social media.
Shirvington attended St Martin de Porres Catholic Primary School in Davidson and returns occasionally to inspire the students.
Shirvington is married to author Jessica Shirvington (known for The Violet Eden Chapters) and together they have two daughters Sienna and Winter. According to Jessica, the pair have been together since she was 17.