Bobsleigh

John Baines

John BainesSport/Event > Bobsleigh

Date and Place of Birth > 26 September 1985, Middlesbrough

Occupation > Royal Air Force

Biography > Like many of the bobsleigh squad here at Team Bath, John was initially a sprinter, winning 100m and 200m titles at county level. He switched to bobsleigh in 2008, becoming a Brakeman. He can normally be found working as a communication specialist for...

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Stuart Benson

Sport/Event > Bobsleigh

Date and Place of Birth > 12 February 1981

Occupation > Royal Air Force avionics technician

Biography > Already an accomplished triple jumper, 200m runner and 60m indoor sprinter – Scottish champion no less – Stuart began his bobsleigh career in the summer of 2011 and now finds himself as a brakeman in the Team GB set-up.

Career highlights >

5th – 4-man, Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia, February 2014
Selected for Team GB at Sochi 2014
Silver – European Championships, Konigssee, Germany, January...

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Greg Cackett

Sport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 14 November 1989

Biography:

Brakeman Greg will make his Winter Olympic Games debut at PyeongChang 2018 after being selected in the Team GB squad.

He first joined up with GB Bobsleigh during the 2016 summer period and finished eighth on his Europa Cup four-man debut in Konigssee that December. He went on to compete at...

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Lamin Deen

Lamin DeenSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 17 June 1981

Occupation: British Army

Biography:

Lamin made his Winter Olympic Games debut at Sochi 2014 as driver of GBR2 in both the four-man and two-man competitions, placing 19th and 23rd respectively. He made the switch from brakeman having missed out on selection for the Vancouver 2010 Games.

He became Britain’s number-one driver after Sochi and guided the four-man crew to...

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Joel Fearon

Joel FearonSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 11 October 1988

Biography:

Joel, part of the team that achieved GB’s best World Championship two-man result in 50 years during 2016, will be competing in his second Winter Olympics at PyeongChang 2018.

After beginning his bobsleigh career in 2011, Joel won silver medals at both the 2013 World Cup event in Lake Placid and the 2014 European Championships before helping the GBR1 four-man team to fifth place at Sochi 2014...

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