Matt Doherty

Team Canada

Matt has competed in the highland games for 11 years and now calls Antigonish home.

Matt Doherty

 

Hometown: Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Age: 32
Height: 6’1 (1.85m)
Weight: 230lbs (105k)
Born: Cowansville, Quebec
Hometown: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tartan: Irish County of Donegal

 

 

 

Notable Accomplishments

  • 2013, 2014, 2015 CSAF Canadian Heavy Events Champion
  • 3rd place, 2015 IHGF World Championships
  • 5th; 2013, 2014 World Championships
  • 3rd at 2009 IHGF world team championships
  • 4th at 2010, 2013 IHGF world team championships
  • 2010 Canadian Track and Field National Champion-hammer throw

Highland Games Personal Records

  • Braemar Stone – 22 lb 43’10” Canadian Record
  • Open Stone – 58`3” 16lb, 56’6″ 17lb, 50’11” 20lb Canadian Record
  • Light Hammer – 148’2.5” Canadian Record
  • Heavy Hammer – 122’1” Canadian Record
  • Light Weight For Distance – 89’3”
  • Heavy Weight For Distance – 45’2”
  • Weight Over Bar – 17’2”
  • 20lb Sheaf – 30’