Andrew Matthews

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Andrew Matthews
Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1984-10-26) 26 October 1984 (age 34)
Slough, England
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Country United Kingdom
Sport Bobsleigh

Andrew Matthews (born (1984-10-26)26 October 1984) is a British bobsledder.[1]

Matthews competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics for Great Britain. He teamed with driver Lamin Deen, John Baines and Ben Simons in the Great Britain-2 sled in the four-man event, finishing 19th.[2][3] He was a late replacement after Craig Pickering was injured.[4]

As of April 2014, his best showing at the World Championships is 23rd, coming in the four-man event in 2013.[1]

Matthews was born in Slough, and made his World Cup debut in December 2012. As of April 2014, his best finish is 8th, in a four-man event in 2012–13 at Winterberg.[1]

Matthews was a member of the British gold medal winning 4x100 metre relay team at the 2003 European Athletics Junior Championships[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FIBT Profile Archived 26 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Sports Reference Profile".
  3. ^ a b "Sochi2014.com profile". 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Slough's Andrew Matthews finishes fifth in Sochi". Maidenhead Advertiser. Archived from the original on 4 May 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.

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