Participants

Gilbert MILES

Gilbert MILES
    Lawn Bowls
Birth Date:  20 Jul 1945
Place of Birth:  PONTARDULAIS
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  72
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
B3

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
LBO Lawn Bowls Mixed B2/B3 Pairs 3 Bronze

Gilbert MILES - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 1
New Zealand
14
Wales
11
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 2
Wales
13
Scotland
7
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 3
England
11
Wales
21
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 9:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 4
Wales
6
Australia
18
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 12:15
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 5
South Africa
11
Wales
8
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Semi Final
South Africa
11
Wales
9
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 19:00
Bronze Medal Event Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Bronze Medal Match
Wales
13
Scotland
12
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO B2/B3 Mixed Pairs 4th Pool

Nickname: Gilli (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Hobbies: Rugby (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Occupation: Apprentice toolmaker (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Education: Mechanical engineering at Royal Society of Arts
Languages spoken: English
Coach: PERSONAL: John GLOVER (WAL) (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Other sports: Played rugby for Swansea in the Welsh national competition. (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Reason: "I was a sportsman all my life. When I lost my sight in '95, I wanted to carry on competing. I have been playing bowls since 1995. I have also been playing visually impaired bowls since 2007." (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017; welshvibowls.org.uk, Aug 2014)
Ambition: "Give back to the sport and act as a mentor." (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Memorable: "Representing Wales at the (Glasgow 2014) Commonwealth Games." (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Hero: Welsh rugby players Barry JOHN, Gareth EDWARDS and Phil BENNETT. (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Influence: Members at his home club, his coach and Welsh team manager John WILSON. (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Ritual: Does not change his socks if he wins. (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Diagnosed with glaucoma in 1995. (Athlete, 4 Jun 2017)


DIRECTOR: John GLOVER (WAL)



Legend

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

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