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Date: 2004-03-15
Matthew Pinsent started rowing at school in 1983, less than a decade later he won his first gold medal at the 1992 Olympics, with Steve Redgrave in the coxless pair. Together they defended their gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In Sydney 2000 they changed to a coxless four and won another gold. In Athens 2004, this time without Redgrave, Matthew won his fourth gold. Matthew has also won 10 gold World Championship medals. He was awarded the MBE in 1993 and CBE in 2001. He has written for The Times and Racing News, and is sponsored by Camelot, Marks and Spencer and Rover cars. He was educated at Eton and Oxford and lives in Henley and London.

Date: 2004-03-15
Matthew Pinsent started rowing at school in 1983, less than a decade later he won his first gold medal at the 1992 Olympics, with Steve Redgrave in the coxless pair. Together they defended their gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In Sydney 2000 they changed to a coxless four and won another gold. In Athens 2004, this time without Redgrave, Matthew won his fourth gold. Matthew has also won 10 gold World Championship medals. He was awarded the MBE in 1993 and CBE in 2001. He was educated at Eton and Oxford and lives in Henley and London.


A Lifetime In A Race Matthew Pinsent

The Sunday Times Bestselling autobiography of one of Britain's greatest Olympians - including an account of Pinsent's dramatic and emotional Gold Medal winning final in Athens

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