Further Personal Information
||Sports Science - St Mary's University: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He joined his local athletics club when he was 15.
|Why this sport?
||He claims to have always known he would run in the 800m at the Olympic Games.
|Club / Team
||Harlow Athletics Club: Harlow, ENG
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||World Indoor Championships
||He can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than four minutes. (thepowerof10.info, 29 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning bronze at the 2012 World Indoor Championships. (bbc.co.uk, 13 Mar 2012)
|Most influential person in career
||His coach, Craig Winrow. (thepowerof10.info, 29 Aug 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Steve Cram, Steve Ovett, Seb Coe. (itv.com, 26 Apr 2012)
||An injury in 2011 meant he missed eight weeks of running, while the uneven ground at a training camp in Kenya later in the year caused a niggling knee injury. (skysports.com, 08 Feb 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"A lot of people say they love training and love just going out running. I almost hate the training - but I absolutely love the racing. The competitiveness and the edge that you need to win - I think I have it, and I love it." (mattstott88.wordpress.com, 29 Mar 2012)
|Awards and honours
||He received an 'On Camp with Kelly' Excellent Achievement Award in 2009. (oncampwithkelly.co.uk, 20 Feb 2010)
||He is a black belt in karate. (skysports.com, 08 Feb 2012)
||His brother, sister, uncle and cousin are also black belts in karate. His great aunt also won a bronze medal at the 1966 Commonwealth Games representing Nigeria. (thepowerof10.info, 29 Aug 2010, itv.com, 26 Apr 2012)
||To win an Olympic medal at London 2012. (bbc.co.uk, 13 Mar 2012)