Matthew Hudson-Smith

European 400m Record Holder

Matthew holds the European Record for the 400m which he broke during the 2023 World Championships where he won the silver medal. In 2022, Matthew won gold in the 400m and 4x400m at the European Championships, silver in the 400m at the Commonwealth Games and bronze in the 400m at the World Championships. He was also European 400m Champion in 2018 and silver medalist in 2014. Matthew qualified for the final of the 400m at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and was part of the winning 4x400m team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and bronze medal wining team at the 2017 World Championships.


Nationality: GBR

Place of Birth: Birmingham, UK

Residence: Clermont, Florida, USA

DOB: 26th October 1994

Event: 400m

Coach: Gary Evans

Team: Puma

World Athletics Profile: Matthew Hudson-Smith

Personal Bests

  • 200m 20.39
  • 300m 32.74
  • 400m 44.26 AR
  • 4x400m 2:58.79

Career Highlights

  • 2022 World Championships 400m BRONZE
  • 2022 European 400m & 4x400m GOLD
  • 2022 Commonwealth Games 400m SILVER
  • 2018 European 400m CHAMPION & 4x400m SILVER
  • 2014 European 4x400m CHAMPION & 400m SILVER
  • 2016 Olympic Games 400m Finalist
  • 2017 World Championships 4x400m BRONZE
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games 4x400m GOLD
  • 2016 European Championships 4x400m BRONZE
  • 2013 European Junior Championships 400m BRONZE & 4x400m BRONZE
  • 5 x British 400m CHAMPION (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)