Upper St. Clair native Josh Matheny notches spot on Team USA during Olympic swimming trials

PITTSBURGH — Josh Matheny, a swimmer from the South Hills, has secured his spot on Team USA.

Matheny came in second place in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke final in the Olympic swimming trials on Wednesday night.

Channel 11 spoke to Matheny in 2021 when he was just 18 years old.

>> South Hills teen in prime position to compete in 2024 Olympics, swimming coach says

“Gosh, this is what you live for. Just the way, when everybody is cheering. It just feels good to have everybody shouting your name,” Matheny said at the time.

You can watch the 2024 Paris Olympics on Channel 11 starting July 26.

Matheny’s name was added to the official Team USA roster on Saturday evening.

Download the FREE WPXI News app for breaking news alerts.

Follow Channel 11 News on Facebook and Twitter. | Watch WPXI NOW

Comments on this article