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Matthew Mitcham on making his London stage debut, dream role with John Waters, &… er, crabs

Matthew Mitcham, 35, has already secured his place in the history books. As the champion in the 10m platform at the 2008 Beijing Games, he became the first out gay man to win an Olympic gold medal.However, his rise to the top was not smooth. He’s been frank in recent years about his addiction problems when he was younger.

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30.06 / 14:57
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, though its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.