Greg Cackett

Sport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 14 November 1989

Biography:

Brakeman Greg made his Winter Olympic Games debut at PyeongChang 2018 after being selected in the Team GB squad, placing 17th in the 4-man event in PyeongChang with Brad Hall, Nick Gleeson and Joel Fearon.

After a one-year break from the sport, he made a historic return to the sport in 2020 by claiming the country’s first 2-man medal in World Cup competition for more than 30 years when he won silver with Hall in Igls.

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 both the World and European Championships in 2017 before becoming a regular on the World Cup circuit, helping GB to their first medal at that level for six years when they took bronze at Park City in November 2017.

Greg has also enjoyed a successful career in athletics, winning the Surrey County Indoor Track & Field Championships 60m title with a record of 6.69 seconds in February 2016.

For a full biography profile, visit http://www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/greg-cackett

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