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Mathew Bowley

Mathew Bowley

Sprint - Podium Potential

Mathew's best results of 2017 were at the ICF Sprint World Cup 1 in Montemor-O-Veho, Portugal where he finished 5th in the K4 500m and, 5th in the K2 1000m.

Mathew is currently studying for a degree in Sports Science at St Mary’s University in London.


Date of Birth: 22/07/1994
Born: Burton on Trent
Hometown: Burton on Trent
Lives: Nottingham
Occupation: Athlete
Height / Weight: 1.78m / 75kg
Hobbies: Studying sports science, deicated Derby County fan, love F1 racing


Class: Canoe Sprint
Paddling since: 2002
Club: Burton Phoenix Racers
Coach: Paul Darby-Dowman
Boat Manufacturer: Nelo Quattro
Paddles Manufacturer: Braca
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 WC1 Szeged:
K1 500m - 22nd

WC2 Duisburg:
K1 500m - 22nd
2017 U23 Pitesti:
K2 1000m - 16th
WC 1 Montemor-O-Velho:
K2 1000m - 5th
K4 500m - 5th
2016 U23 Minsk:
K2 1000m- 6th
Jnr & U23 Plovdiv:
K1 U23 500m - 6th, K2 U23 1000m 6th

Snr Moscow:
K1 M 500m - 14th, K4 M 500m - 9th
European Canoe Sprint 2nd round Olympic Qualifier- Duisburg:
K2 M 1000
- 8th
2015 Milan:
K2 1000m – 20th
WC 2 Duisberg:
K2 1000m – 20th

WC 3 Copenhagen:
K2 1000m – 6th, K1 500m – 15th
2014 Jnr & U23:
K2 U23 1000m – 9th
2012 Jnr & U23:
K2 Jun 1000m – 6th