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Matthew Mitcham Tweets Incredible Olympic Pic

Matthew Mitcham the Australian Olympic diving hopeful tweeted this amazing picture yesterday.

He said: Umm, best Olympic photo ever? Me thinks #yes. #London2012

And we’d have to agree, it is an absolute stunner of a picture, which was taken at the athlete’s village and got his friend to take the candid pic.

‘It is not as high as it looks,’

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said the 2008 10m platform gold medallist, who claimed it was ‘all’ his idea after posting the picture on Twitter.

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‘It certainly was not 10 metres high. They are quite wide and quite safe so I had no fear about climbing that at all.’

Mitcham, 24, will renew his rivalry with Tom Daley in London.

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Mitcham who is one of 20 openly gay athletes contending in this year’s Olympic games came out in May 2008. He has embraced a spokesman’s role for gay rights and as an active user of the social media site Twitter used it to say:

“Yes, I’m that gay, 2008-Olympic-gold-medal-winning diver dude.”

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