Lily Matthews

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Lily Matthews
Personal information
Full name Lily Matthews
Born (1989-09-30) 30 September 1989 (age 27)[1]
Builth Wells, Wales
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010 100% ME

Lily Matthews (born 30 September 1989) is a Welsh racing cyclist from Builth Wells, Wales.[2] Matthews is a former cross country runner who was forced to quit athletics due to injury. She turned to cycling and went on to represent Great Britain in the under-23 cross-country race at the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships[3] and Wales in the Women's road race at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Matthews was due to begin studying medicine at Cardiff University, but has deferred her place to concentrate on her sporting career.[2]


1st Wales Welsh National Road Race Championships
1st British National Under 23 MTB XC Championships


  1. ^ "Geraint Thomas pulls out of Commonwealth Games in Delhi". BBC Sport. 24 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Lily Matthews". The Telegraph. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Simon Hayes (20 January 2011). "Mountain biker Lily Matthews aims for 2012 success". Archived from the original on 25 May 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2012.