ALEX MARSHALL MBE

DOB - 8th February 1967.

Club – Gifford BC.

Bowls used – Aero Groove size 4

How you got into the sport – My father and grandfather got me started playing bowls at Gorgie Mills which was just across the road from the school which was Tynecastle High. Instead of playing other sports or other games at lunchtime in playground I used to walk across to the club and play bowls with the members.

Scotland debut - 1988.

Bowling highlights – 6x World Indoor Singles champion

5x World Indoor Pairs champion

2x World Indoor Mixed Pairs champion

5x Commonwealth Games gold medallist

1x Commonwealth Games silver medallist

7x World Bowls Championships gold medallist

2x World Bowls Championships silver medallist

3x World Bowls Championships bronze medallist

Receiving an MBE from the Queen at Hollyrood Palace in 2007

Most embarrassing moment on the green – N/A.

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