Anthony Douglas

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Anthony Douglas (born 22 November 1985 in Nottingham) is a British former short track speed skater who competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics. [1] [2] Douglas was a member of the British team that finished sixth in the 5000 meter relay.


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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anthony Douglas". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.
  2. "Vancouver 2010 Profile". Archived from the original on 27 February 2010.