Lucas Mata

Lucas Mata made his Olympic debut in Sochi as a brakeman for Heath Spence in the men's 4-Man Bobsleigh crew. Alongside Spence, Duncan Harvey and Gareth Nichols, he finished 22nd.

A former sprinter at state level, Lucas Mata was targeted for the Bobsleigh team by athletes Spence and Duncan Pugh. The physical education teacher became a regular competitor in the men's 4-Man team during the 2013/14 season with his best result being a podium finish at the Lake Placid North America's Cup. The 4-Man team finished second and fourth in the races held during this event. The crew also picked up a bronze medal at the North America's Cup in Lake Placid in December, 2013. 

Olympic Results

Sochi 2014 - Olympic Winter Games

Four-man - Men
Heat 1 +1.38 56.20 22
Heat 2 1:52.41, +2.22, 22 56.21 23
Heat 3 2:48.64, +3.43, 22 56.23 21
Final Placing 22 / 30