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Darren Burnett

Lawn Bowls

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Darren Burnett
Lawn Bowls, Singles - Men, Triples - Men

Darren won Triples gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games alongside Ronnie Duncan and Derek Oliver. Defending champion in the Men’s Singles from Glasgow 2014, he narrowly lost out in the bronze medal match in Gold Coast, finishing 4th.

He won double gold at the 2016 World Indoor Championships in the Men’s and Mixed Pairs and a bronze medal at the 2016 World Outdoor Championships in New Zealand. Darren was introduced to bowls via his family, his late father Willie representing Scotland.

  • Date of Birth 27/05/1976
  • Birth Place Arbroath
  • Hometown Arbroath
  • Lives Arbroath
  • Coach David Gourlay
  • Club Arbroath and District (Indoor) / Arbroath (Outdoor)
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018

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Career Highlights

4 th
Gold Coast 2018
Singles - Men
1 st
Gold Coast 2018
Triples - Men
1 st
2016 - World Indoor Championships
Mixed Pairs
1 st
2016 - World Indoor Championships
Pairs
3 rd
2016 - World Outdoor Championships
Singles
2 nd
2015 - Atlantic Rim Championships
Singles
1 st
2015 - Atlantic Rim Championships
Triples
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Singles - Men
8 th
Glasgow 2014
Triples - Men
1 st
2014 World Indoor Championships
Singles
1 st
2012 World Outdoor Championships
Triples
3 rd
2012 World Outdoor Championships
Fours