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Claire Johnston

Lawn Bowls

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Claire Johnston
Lawn Bowls

Competing at her third Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast 2018, Claire teamed up with Lesley Doig to make it third time lucky with bronze in the Women’s Pairs, following a 5th place finish at Delhi 2010 and 4th at Glasgow 2014.

Selection for Gold Coast came on the back of double success at the 2017 World Indoor Championships where she took silver in the Singles and gold in the Mixed Pairs.

  • Date of Birth 22/02/1979
  • Birth Place Irvine
  • Hometown Irvine
  • Lives Auchinleck
  • Coach David Gourlay
  • Club Auchinleck Bowling Club
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2010, 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Home and Away

  • I eat...

    Steak and chips

  • I listen to...

    Pink and Coldplay

  • Sporting Hero

    Phil Taylor and Thierry Henry

  • Dream holiday destination

    Las Vegas

  • I read....

    Various authors such as Jessie Keane, Robert Galbraith and James Patterson

  • Dream job as a child

    A PE Teacher

Career Highlights

3 rd
Gold Coast 2018
Pairs - Women
2 nd
2017 World Indoor Bowls Council Championships
Singles
1 st
2017 World Indoor Championships
Mixed Pairs
2 nd
2016 Scottish Outdoor Championships
Pairs
1 st
2016 Scottish Indoor Championships
Fours
1 st
2015 Scottish Indoor Championships
Fours
1 st
2015 Atlantic Rim
Fours
3 rd
2015 Atlantic Rim
Pairs
7 th
Glasgow 2014
Triples - Women
4 th
Glasgow 2014
Fours - Women
1 st
2013 Scottish Indoor Championships
Pairs
1 st
2013 US Open Championships
Pairs
1 st
2013 Eight Nations
Fours
3 rd
2012 World Outdoor Championships
Pairs
5 th
Delhi 2010
Singles - Women
1 st
2007 World Indoor Championships
Mixed Pairs
1 st
2007 World Outdoor Championships
Singles