Sydney Law School students break swimming world record

27 October 2008



Economic and Social Sciences/Law student, Matthew Jaukovic, broke the shortcourse world record in the 50m butterfly at the World Cup meet in Sydney.


Matt also won the shortcourse  100m butterfly.


The former Montenegro swimmer left in 1999, just after the NATO bombardment of neighbouring Serbia.


He commenced studying Economic and Social Sciences/Law at the University of Sydney in 2006 and gained his Australian citizenship in January 2008.


To read more about Matt's story please see the following article from The Australian -  Swimmer escapes war zone for fast lane 

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