Participants

Mark NOBLE

Mark NOBLE
    Lawn Bowls
Birth Date:  30 Sep 1962
Place of Birth:  WELLINGTON
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  55
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
B6

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
LBO Lawn Bowls Open B6/B7/B8 Triples 2 Silver

Mark NOBLE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 19:00
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Section A - Round 1
New Zealand
26
Wales
5
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:00
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Section A - Round 2
New Zealand
12
England
13
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:30
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Section A - Round 3
New Zealand
17
Scotland
9
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:31
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Section A - Round 4
New Zealand
19
South Africa
11
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:00
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Section A - Round 5
New Zealand
11
Australia
16
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 16:01
Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Semi Final
England
11
New Zealand
18
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 12:30
Gold Medal Event Open B6/B7/B8 Triples Gold Medal Match
Australia
14
New Zealand
13
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO B6/B7/B8 Open Triples 2

Nickname: Skippy, Nobilo (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Hobbies: Chess (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Occupation: Chess coach (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL/NATIONAL: Sharon SIMS (NZL) (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)


Other sports

Became an international chess grandmaster in 2010, the first New Zealander to achieve the rank since 1982. (stuff.co.nz, 19 May 2010).


Reason: "My family all played bowls." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Ambition: Win a Commonwealth Games gold medal and a world chess championship. (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Memorable: "Winning 10 New Zealand chess championships in a row, winning my grandmaster title, and winning a Commonwealth Games silver medal in 2014." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Influence: Russian chess grandmaster, Anatoly KARPOV. "Plays my style of chess." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Additional information

SO CLOSE
After forcing an extra end in the gold medal match of the open triples at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, New Zealand lost by two shots to South Africa. (stuff.co.nz, 22 Nov 2017)


GRANDMASTER
Is New Zealand's only correspondence Chess Grandmaster. (NZOC, 22 Nov 2017)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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