Newcastle Uni Student Wins Olympic Silver Medal

What a superstar!


12 February 2018

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As if students needed another reason to raise a glass at the Godfrey Tanner Bar!

The University of Newcastle is celebrating Matt Graham's silver medal overnight at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

He claimed second in the men's moguls, with an 82.57 run overnight, becoming the first Winter Olympic medallist for the Newcastle campus.

Graham studies Engineering and Business at Callaghan.

The uni's Elite Athlete Support Officer Andrew Yapp says he'll be back in town in a few weeks to resume his studies.

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