Lamin Deen followed the well-trodden path from sprinter to bobsleigh athlete and has enjoyed considerable success in his new sport.
The London-born athlete has served with the Grenadier Guards in Bosnia and Kosovo, making his Olympic Winter Games debut at Sochi 2014, where he finished 19th in the four-man and 23rd in the two-man.
At the 2015 World Championships Deen and his team of Ben Simons, Bruce Tasker and Andrew Matthews finished fifth overall.
He secured the first major medal of his career with silver in the four-man at the Whistler World Cup in November 2017.
Deen was selected for his second Olympic Winter Games at PyeongChang 2018, where he finished 18th in the four-man.