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 as a brakeman. He was selected to represent Team GB at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and was part of the four-man bob team that finished fifth overall before being upgraded to bronze-medal position.

Career highlights >

Bronze – 4-man, Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia, February 2014
Silver – European Championships, Konigssee, Germany, January 2014
Silver – 4-Man, World Cup, Lake Placid, USA, December 2013
5th –  4-Man World Cup, Whistler, 2012-13
6th – Igls in 4-Man World Cup, 2012-13
5th – St Moritz in 4-Man World Championships, 2012-13
1st – Winterberg in 4-Man British Championships, 2011-12
2nd – Winterberg in 4-Man Europa Cup, 2011-12

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