Participants

Irene EDGAR

Irene EDGAR
    Lawn Bowls
Birth Date:  21 Oct 1957
Place of Birth:  GLASGOW
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  60
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
B2

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
LBO Lawn Bowls Mixed B2/B3 Pairs 4

Irene EDGAR - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 1
England
6
Scotland
16
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
South Africa
18
Scotland
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 9:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 4
New Zealand
5
Scotland
23
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 12:15
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 5
Scotland
15
Australia
11
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 16:01
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Semi Final
Australia
14
Scotland
8
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 2

Blind World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Cape Town, RSA B2 Mixed Pairs 5
2017 Cape Town, RSA B2 Women's Singles 2
2013 Worthing, ENG B2 Women's Singles 3
2013 Worthing, ENG B2 Mixed Pairs 3

Disabled World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2015 Lower Hutt, NZL B2 Mixed Pairs 1
2015 Lower Hutt, NZL B2 Women's Singles 1
2011 Pretoria, RSA B2 Mixed Pairs 1
2011 Pretoria, RSA B2 Women's Singles -

Previous names: Irene MURRAY (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Hobbies: Listening to audiobooks (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Occupation: Retired clothing factory employee (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: David THOMAS (SCO) (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
NATIONAL: Bob DICK (SCO) (teamscotland.scot, 1 Dec 2017)


Sporting relatives: Her husband Billy EDGAR (SCO) competes in Para lawn bowls and won a bronze medal in the B2 men's singles competition at the 2017 Blind Bowls World Championships in Cape Town, South Africa. He partners his wife Irene in the B2 mixed pairs and won a gold medal at the 2015 World Championships in New Zealand. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 27 Mar 2017)
Injuries: Fell ill during the 2017 Blind Bowls World Championships in Cape Town and had to concede her B2 singles match against Joy FORSTER (AUS). As a result, she was relegated to the silver medal on shot difference. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 27 Mar 2017)
Reason: Started playing lawn bowls in 1994 as a social activity. (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Ambition: "To compete at her second Commonwealth Games and win a Scottish and British title. (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Memorable: Winning two gold medals (B2 singles, mixed pairs) at the 2015 World Championships in New Zealand. (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Hero: Scottish lawn bowler Alex MARSHALL. "Excellent bowler who can play shots not many people can." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Influence: Her husband Billy. "Taught me how to play bowls." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Ritual: A friend gets her a good luck charm before every major competition. (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Additional information

DIRECTOR: David THOMAS (SCO)



Legend

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

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