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Alex Marshall

Lawn Bowls

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Alex Marshall
Lawn Bowls, Fours - Men, Pairs - Men

Alex “Tattie” Marshall cemented his place in history as the most successful Team Scotland athlete of all time with gold in the Men’s Fours competition and silver in the Pairs at Gold Coast 2018, bringing his total medal count to five golds and one silver – surpassing Allan Wells’ four gold medals, one silver, and one bronze.

Alex has represented Scotland at Lawn Bowls since 1987 after being introduced to the sport by his Grandfather at the age of 8 and Gold Coast was an incredible sixth Games appearance for Team Scotland. He also holds the record for the most World titles with 20, beginning with three gold medals at the 1992 World Outdoor Championships and continuing all the way through to a record sixth World Indoor Singles title in 2015.

One of his proudest moments was receiving an MBE in 2007 from the Queen for his services to bowls.

One of his proudest moments was receiving an MBE in 2007 from the Queen for his services to bowls.
  • Date of Birth 08/02/1967
  • Birth Place Edinburgh
  • Hometown Tranent
  • Lives Tranent
  • Coach David Gourlay
  • Club Gifford
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Mrs Brown's Boys

  • I eat...

    Chinese

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    Simply the Best

Career Highlights

1 st
Gold Coast 2018
Fours - Men
2 nd
Gold Coast 2018
Pairs - Men
1 st
2015 World Indoor Championships
Singles
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Pairs - Men
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Fours - Men
1 st
2013 International Open Championships
Singles
1 st
2013 World Indoor Championships
Pairs
1 st
2012 World Outdoor Championships,
Pairs
1 st
2012 World Indoor Championships
Pairs
1 st
2011 World Indoor Championships
Pairs
1 st
2008 World Indoor Championships
Singles
1 st
2007 World Indoor Championships
Singles
1 st
Melbourne 2006
Pairs - Men
1 st
Manchester 2002
Pairs - Men