Participants

Alison YEARLING

Alison YEARLING
    Lawn Bowls
Birth Date:  14 Mar 1980
Place of Birth:  PLYMOUTH
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  38
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
B3

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
LBO Lawn Bowls Mixed B2/B3 Pairs 6

Alison YEARLING - 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
England
17
Australia
16
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
England
8
South Africa
19
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 12:15
Mixed B2/B3 Pairs Section A - Round 5
England
13
New Zealand
16
Finished

Biographical Information


Nickname: Ali, Gator (Aligator) (justgiving.com, 26 Nov 2011; Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Previous names: Alison BRAZIER (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Hobbies: Playing poker, walking (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Occupation: Cardiology nurse (Cascade, Apr 2017)
Education: Health studies at Plymouth University, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach: NATIONAL: David STOTT (ENG) (bowlsinternational.com, 4 Mar 2017)
Reason: "Joined a visually impaired bowls club at age 29 to meet people with a similar disability." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Ambition: "To win bowls competitions at the international level and to beat my brother at any sport." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Memorable: "Getting my first international cap for England." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Hero: Her bowls partner, Geoff WHERRY (ENG). "I wish I could bowl as well as him. I think he is a magnificent bowler and one of the nicest people I have ever met." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Influence: Her bowls partner, Geoff WHERRY (ENG). "Encouraged me to bowl competitively. We have entered many competitions together. He is a B2 bowler. His wife Sue is my director." (Athlete, 6 Jun 2017)
Additional information

CHARITY CLIMB
In September 2011, she and husband Steve climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Macular Disease Society. Before the climb, she said: "I would not exactly describe myself as the athletic type, but neverthless I will try my best to make it to the summit and, let's face it, if I can make the summit then anything is possible." (justgiving.com, 26 Nov 2011)


IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
At age 23, she was diagnosed with Stargardt Macular Dystrophy, a form of inherited juvenile macular degeneration, which leads to gradual loss of central vision. She registered as partial sighted at age 29. (Cascade, Apr 2017; justgiving.com, 26 Nov 2011)


DIRECTOR: Sue WHERRY (ENG)



Legend

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

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