Paul Foster (bowls)

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Paul Foster at the medal award ceremony for the men's doubles at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Paul James Foster MBE is a bowls player who lives in Troon, Scotland. Foster is also a taxi proprietor. He plays at Troon Portland (Outdoor) & Ambassador Prestwick (Indoor) bowling clubs.[1]

Bowling career[edit]

After his 2011 World Indoor Bowls Championship success, Foster became the second most prolific winner of the event behind five times winner Alex Marshall. He has seven major WBT titles to his credit plus two Commonwealth Games Gold medals in the pairs with his pairs partner, Alex Marshall.[2] The pair went on together to win the 2011 World Indoor Bowls Championship & the 2012 World Indoor Bowls Championship. In 2012 he won the World Outdoor Pairs Championship with Marshall.

Foster was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to bowls.[3]

Honours[edit]

Year Achievement
2014 2014 Commonwealth Games - Pairs Gold
2013 2013 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Pairs champion
2013 2013 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Mixed Pairs champion
2012 2012 World Outdoor Championships - Pairs champion
2012 2012 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Pairs champion
2012 Scottish Indoor Open Champion
2011 2011 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Pairs champion
2011 2011 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Singles champion
2009 Matchroom Premier League Winner
2008 Matchroom Premier League Winner
2007 Scottish Pairs Winner Outdoor
2006 2006 Commonwealth Games - Pairs Gold
2005 2005 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Singles champion
2004 Scottish Singles Winner Outdoor
2002 World Indoor Pairs
2001 2001 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Singles champion
1999 British Isle Singles Winner Indoor
1998 1998 World Indoor Bowls Championship - Singles champion
1998 Scottish Singles Winner Indoor
1997 Scottish Junior Singles Winner Indoor

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