Matt Glaetzer

A dual junior world champion in 2010, Matthew Glaetzer claimed a stunning victory at the 2012 World Track Championships alongside Scott Sunderland and Shane Perkins in the Team Sprint as they knocked off the French by one thousandth of a second.

Making his Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games, Glaetzer and teammates Sunderland and Perkins qualified third fastest (43.377 seconds) in the team sprint. They then defeated China in the first round with their time of 43.261 seconds ranking them fourth and setting up a bronze medal showdown with Germany. In the medal race the Aussies kept pace with the German team for most of the race but eventually went down by 0.146 seconds. They finished the competition in a time of 43.355 seconds.

Olympic Results

London 2012 - Summer Olympic Games

Team Sprint - Men
Qualifying Heat 4 PERKINS, S; SUNDERLAND, S; GLAETZER, M 43.377 Q 5
First Round Heat 2 PERKINS, S; SUNDERLAND, S; GLAETZER, M CHN 43.261 QB 1
Final Placing 4 / 10

AYOF 2009 - Australian Youth Olympic Festival

1km Time Trial - Men
Final 1:13.925 16th
Final Placing 16 / 16
Keirin - Men
Heats 2nd
Round 2 6th
Sprint - Men
Qualifying 10.912 4th
Round 1 Winners to RD 2 11.250 1st
Round 2 Winners to Quarter Finals 11.109 1st
Placings 5 - 8 5th-8th Placings 8th
Final Placing 8 / 18
Team Sprint - Men
Qualifying Round 48.090 2nd
Final AYOF RECORD, AYOF Gold Medallists 47.346 1st  
Final Placing 1 / 5