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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Olly Biddulph

Sport: Bobsleigh

Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2013

University of Bath Course of Study: Sports Performance


Olly is a driver with the British Bobsleigh team, which has its headquarters at the University of Bath. He started studying for a Sports Performance degree in 2013 and was previously supported by a University of Bath Santander Sports Scholarship.

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Lamin Deen

Lamin DeenSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 17 June 1981

Occupation: British Army


Lamin juggles his usual role as a Queen’s guardsman with his bobsleigh career which he started in 2006. He also exhibits sporting prowess in other areas, having been regimental boxing champion for six years while he also enjoys table tennis and basketball.

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Joel Fearon

Joel FearonSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 11 October 1988

Occupation: Full-time athlete


Originally a 100m and 200m runner, Joel took up bobsleigh in 2011. He now bases the majority of his training at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village alongside the rest of Team GB.

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