2018 Sportsman of the Year

Matthew KLOTZ

Photo: Matthew KLOTZ

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Swimming

Matthew Klotz broke the Deaf World Record in the 50 Meters Freestyle on July 25, 2018. His recorded time was 23.14. Matthew continues to break Deaf World Records and Deaflympic Records, even in non-Deaflympic years. USADSF submits nomination of Matt Klotz as an outstanding, stellar athlete who continues to perform amazing feats in the sport of Swimming.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

AthleteCountrySport
NOURIDASHLEJEH Hosein flag: Iran IRIWrestling Freestyle
JELINEK Rastislav flag: Slovakia SVKAthletics
ZHIVAEV Andrei flag: Russian Federation RUSSwimming
IALOVEGA Vladyslav flag: Ukraine UKRBowling
PAPADATOS Alexandros flag: Greece GREWrestling Freestyle
Wrestling Greco-Roman