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Date of Birth: 13/03/66
Place of Birth: Sarnia, ON
Hometown: Sarnia, ON
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165 lbs
Years on National Team: 7
 Matthew Abbott joins bis brother Bill and Brad Boston on Canada's strong soling team at the Olympics. Matthew Abbott has raced on and off with both sailors for the past few years but this is his Olympic debut. He sails in the middle of the boat, watches compass readings, calls tactics and also helps control the sails. Off the water he's a teacher at St. Patrick's high school in Sarnia.

2000 Games
Sept. 20: Bill and Matt Abbott, Sarnia, Ont., and Brad Boston, Point Edward, Ont., were 13th overall after six races, eliminated from match racing competition.
Sept. 19: Men's soling: Bill and Matt Abbott, Sarnia Ont., and Brad Boston, Point Edward, Ont., were 12th overall after four races.
Sept. 17: Bill and Matt Abbott, both Sarnie, Ont., and Brad Boston, Point Edward, Ont., were 10th after first race.


2000 Games Sailing Coverage