|Born||May 20, 1980 (1980-05-20) (age 42)|
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Matt Deakin (born May 20, 1980) is an American competition rower, Olympic champion and world champion.
Deakin was born in San Francisco, California. He won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 2004 Summer Olympics, as a member of the American team. The time 5:19.85 was a new world record. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and a member of the New York Athletic Club Hall of Fame.