Participants

Matt GLAETZER

Matt GLAETZER
    Cycling Track
Birth Date:  24 Aug 1992
Place of Birth:  CAMPBELLTOWN
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  190
Weight (Kg):  94

Events and Medals


Matt GLAETZER - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Cycling Track 9.779 24 July, 2014 Glasgow (SCO)
GR Men's Sprint Qualifying 9.583 7 April, 2018 Brisbane (AUS)
GR Cycling Track 59.340 8 April, 2018 Brisbane (AUS)

Matt GLAETZER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 16:34
Men's Team Sprint Qualifying
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:58
Bronze Medal Event Men's Team Sprint Finals - Bronze
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:07
Men's Keirin First Round - Heat 2
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:43
Men's Keirin Second Round - Heat 2
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 21:16
Gold Medal Event Men's Keirin Finals 1-6
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 13:32
Men's Sprint Qualifying
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 14:23
Men's Sprint 1/8 Finals - Heat 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 18:47
Gold Medal Event Men's 1000m Time Trial Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Keirin 1 -
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Sprint 5 -
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Team Sprint 3 43.709

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Keirin 10 -
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Sprint 4 -
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Team Sprint 4 43.298
2012 London, GBR Men's Team Sprint 4 -

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Men's Sprint 1 -
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Men's Keirin 7 -
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Men's 1km Time Trial 2 59.745
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Men's Sprint 6 -
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Men's Keirin 4 -
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Men's Team Sprint 6 43.736
2016 London, GBR Men's Team Sprint 5 43.497
2016 London, GBR Men's Sprint 2 -
2016 London, GBR Men's Keirin 13 -
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Men's Sprint 5 -
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Men's Keirin 10 -
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Men's Team Sprint 6 43.379
2014 Cali, COL Men's Sprint 4 -
2014 Cali, COL Men's Keirin 10 -
2014 Cali, COL Men's Team Sprint 6 -
2013 Minsk, BLR Men's Sprint 5 -
2013 Minsk, BLR Men's Keirin 8 -
2013 Minsk, BLR Men's Team Sprint 4 -
2012 Melbourne, AUS Men's Sprint 9 -
2012 Melbourne, AUS Men's Keirin 13 -
2012 Melbourne, AUS Men's Team Sprint 1 43.266
2011 Apeldoorn, NED Men's Sprint 11 -
2011 Apeldoorn, NED Men's Team Sprint 3 45.241

Nickname: Matty and Matt (cycling.org.au, 6 Mar 2016)
Hobbies

Golf and tennis (cycling.org.au, 6 Mar 2016; Instagram, 12 Apr 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Twitter, 15 Mar 2017)
Education: Health and human movement studies at University of South Australia, AUS
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Brett AITKEN (AUS) (sasi.sa.gov.au, 28 Feb 2017)
NATIONAL: Tim DECKER (AUS) (cycling.org.au, 3 Oct 2017)


Other sports

Previously competed in pole vault, winning a national silver medal. He gave the sport up due to leg injuries. (london2012olympics.com.au, 1 Apr 2012; rio2016olympics.com.au, 4 Aug 2015)


Injuries

Suffered problematic hamstrings and was diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter disease (painful lumps under the knee). Had to give up pole vaulting, but found track cycling because of this. (menshealth.com.au, 1 Jun 2016)


Reason: Took up the sport after competing in a local triathlon at the age of 16. "After the triathlon, my parents thought that because I enjoyed the cycling section so much, I should join a club." (adelaidenow.com.au, 18 May 2012)
Hero: Jamaican Sprinter Usain BOLT and British track cyclist Sir Chris HOY (cycling.org.au, 6 Mar 2016; sbs.com.au, 25 Feb 2016)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH HISTORY
Gold medallist in the keirin and bronze medallist in the team sprint at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Also finished fifth in the sprint. (cycling.org.au, 3 Oct 2017)


ACHIEVEMENTS
2011 South Australian Institute of Sport [SAIS] Junior Male Athlete of the Year. (cycling.org.au, 6 Mar 2016)
2010 Cycling Australia Junior Male Track Cyclist of the Year. (cycling.org.au, 6 Mar 2016)


STAMINA
Can maintain his top speed for longer than just about anyone else in the world, which makes him the ideal third rider in Australia’s crack team-sprint unit. (menshealth.com.au, 1 Jun 2016)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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