David Bryant

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For the U.S. federal judge, see David Ezekiel Bryant.
For the organic chemist, see David R. Bryant.
David Bryant
Medal record
Men's Bowls
Competitor for  England
World Bowls Championships
Gold 1966 Kyeemagh Singles
Bronze 1966 Kyeemagh Pairs
Bronze 1976 Johannesburg Singles
Silver 1976 Johannesburg Triples
Gold 1980 Frankston Singles
Gold 1980 Frankston Triples
Bronze 1984 Aberdeen Singles
Gold 1988 Auckland Singles
Silver 1988 Auckland Pairs
World Indoor Bowls Championships
Gold 1979 Coatbridge Singles
Gold 1980 Coatbridge Singles
Gold 1981 Coatbridge Singles
Gold 1986 Bournemouth Pairs
Silver 1987 Bournemouth Singles
Gold 1987 Bournemouth Pairs
Gold 1989 Preston Pairs
Gold 1990 Preston Pairs
Gold 1991 Preston Pairs
Gold 1992 Preston Pairs
Silver 1993 Preston Pairs
Silver 1995 Preston Pairs
Commonwealth Games
Gold 1962 Perth Singles
Gold 1962 Perth Fours
Gold 1970 Edinburgh Singles
Gold 1974 Christchurch Singles
Gold 1978 Edmonton Singles

David James Bryant CBE (born 27 October 1931) is a former three-time World (outdoors) singles bowls champion (in 1966, 1980 and 1988) and also a three-time World indoors singles champion (in 1979, 1980 and 1981).

Bryant was born in Clevedon, North Somerset, England. In addition to his world titles, he won the Commonwealth Games singles bowls championship on 4 occasions in 1962, 1970, 1974 and 1978. No bowls competition was held in the 1966 Commonwealth Games.

In 1969 he was awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for "services to bowls", and in 1980 he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for again for "services to bowls".

Bryant also won the Middleton Cup on numerous occasions where among his Somerset team mates was former Scottish League internationalist footballer, Bobby Black.[1]

David Bryant has many books on the subject of bowls, including:

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