ALEX MARSHALL MBE
DOB - 8th February 1967.
Club – Gifford BC.
Bowls used – Henselite Tiger 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.