MATTHEWS Lily < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cyclo Cross, Mountain Bike
CGA Wales   
Gender Female
Born 30 Sep 1989
Height1.67 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Macclesfield, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She has been cycling since 2008, and began after cycling on holiday.
Why this sport? She wanted to keep fit after stopping competitive running.
Club / Team British Olympic Academy: Manchester, ENG
Name of coach Phil Dixon
Coach from which country? England
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Great Britain
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the European Championships in 2009. (britishcycling.org.uk, 10 Aug 2009)
Other sports She was previously a runner but was forced into retirement after injury. (britishcycling.org.uk, 10 Aug 2009)
Ambitions To be a doctor. (britishcycling.org.uk, 10 Aug 2009)
Other information UNIVERSITY
She deferred a place to study medicine at Cardiff University to focus on cycling. (britishcycling.org.uk, 10 Aug 2009)