Matthew DouglasMatthew Douglas (born 26 November 1976 in London) is a retired British track and field athlete who specialised in the 400 metres hurdles. He represented Great Britain at two consecutive Summer Olympics starting in 2000. At the Commonwealth Games he first represented Northern Ireland, then later competed for England.
His personal best in the event is 48.54 seconds, set in 2003. As things stand it currently makes Douglas the 4th fastest Briton of all time over this distance.
Douglas suffered from several injury problems towards the end of his career which forced him into early retirement. He then dedicated his time to taking over his family's solicitor practice.
He has a degree in Sports Sciences from Brunel University London. Provided by Wikipedia