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Matthew Mitcham reveals crystal meth use

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Australian Olympic gold medallist Matthew Mitcham beat a secret methamphetamine addiction in the lead-up to the London Games, according to a report Saturday which reveals his battle with depression. 

Australian Olympic gold medallist Matthew Mitcham (pictured in 2009) beat a secret methamphetamine addiction in the lead-up to the London Games, he has revealed in a new book where he claims that cripplingly low self-esteem and injury had helped lead the way to drug abuse.

Coming hard on revelations that Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe also fought anxiety and depression, Mitcham has revealed in a new book that cripplingly low self-esteem and injury had helped lead the way to drug abuse.

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