2023 World Bowls Championships - Player Profile: Caroline Brown

Earliest bowls memory: As an 8-year-old, waiting on evening matches at my club to finish so I could go onto the green and play.

Best bowls achievement:

World Championships Gold Medallist – 2012

World Cup Singles Champion – 2014

Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist – 2018

Your all-star bowls rink:

Lead – Me!

Second – Linda Brennan

Third – Margaret Letham

Skip – Joyce Lindores

Occupation: Senior Improvement Advisor, NHS Lanarkshire.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Competitive, Kind, Determined.

Favourite meal: Indian.

Biggest fear: Spiders.

Apple or Android: Apple.

Pineapple on pizza: Mmm yes, only on a ham & pineapple pizza!

Favourite movie/TV show: Still Game.  

Three items you couldn’t live without and why: Phone to keep in contact with family and friends). Glasses as I wouldn’t be able to see! Bowls as it’s always been part of my life!

Dream job: Food critic! Love going out for a nice meal.

Favourite past or present non-bowls athlete and why: Andy Murray, his successes, determination and passion to succeed, especially with all he has been through in recent years.  

Cats or dogs: Dogs.

Which player is most likely to be invited to Frazer, Wendy or Bob’s house for dinner: Garry Brown.

Funniest teammate and why: Garry Brown, always has a funny story or one liner to share!

Favourite song: Pink – Trustfall.

Your biggest pet peeve & why: People talking over each other in a disrespectful manner.

Most likely to forget their passport going to Australia: Jason Banks.

Proudest non-bowls accomplishment: My son. 

Dream holiday destination and why: Maldives, looks lovely for a relaxed, chilled out holiday, would love to stay in the overwater villas.   

Goal for 2023 World Bowls Championships: To play at my best, support my team and win gold.

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