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Matthew Pinsent

London, UK
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4-times Olympic gold medal winner

10 times World Championship winner

BBC sports journalist and broadcaster

Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE is an English rower and broadcaster.

During his rowing career, he won 10 world championship gold medals and four consecutive Olympic gold medals, three of which he won with Steve Redgrave.

He began his Olympic career at the age of only 21 when, in a Coxless Pair with partner Sir Steve Redgrave, he won the Gold Medal at the Barcelona Olympics. In his last Olympic race Matthew led the Great Britain coxless four to victory over the Canadian World Champions by only eight one hundredths of a second.

Pinsent announced his retirement from rowing on 30th November 2004, and was made a Knight Bachelor in the New Year’s Honours list announced. He had already been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1993, raised to Commander in 2001. He was awarded the Thomas Keller Medal by the International Rowing Federation in 2005.

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"Since retiring from rowing, Matthew has turned his hand to journalism and media pursuits. He is currently working at the BBC as a sports reporter with News 24. He has covered a range of sports, from football to horse-racing and from rugby to the Winter Olympics."

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