Dylan Duo

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Dylan Duo
Personal information
Nickname The Rock
Born (1977-11-24) 24 November 1977 (age 39)
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Home town Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 2003-2008
PDC 2008–
Current world ranking 181
BDO majors - best performances
World Masters Last 128: 2005, 2006
PDC premier events - best performances
World Ch'ship Last 64: 2010
UK Open Last 64: 2010
Other tournament wins
GDA College Cosmos Open 2012
GDA Dave Obee Singles 2010
GDA Diamond Jubilee Superstars 2012
GDA Invitation Trophy 2012
GDA Joe Goldwin Classic 2010
GDA John Smiths Singles 2010
GDA Johnny Neale Charity Singles 2011, 2012
GDA Masters Singles 2010
GDA Millenium Singles 2009
GDA Willie Duo Singles 2012
Gibraltar National Championships 2008, 2012
Torremolinos Open 2008

Dylan Duo (born 24 November 1977) is a Gibraltarian darts player.

Career[edit]

Duo qualified for the 2010 PDC World Darts Championship via the European Order of Merit. He became the first darts player from Gibraltar to qualify for either version of the World Darts Championship. In the first round, he was whitewashed 3–0 by Vincent van der Voort.[1]

He currently plays for and Captains the College Cosmos team in the Gibraltar Darts Association league. In the 2009/10 season he achieved a first by winning all four major domestic ranking tournaments, as well as numerous other tournaments. He served several years as Treasurer of the Gibraltar Darts Association.

Duo represented Gibraltar with Dyson Parody in the 2012 PDC World Cup of Darts and together they were beaten 5–4 by Denmark in the first round, with Duo missing two darts for the match.[2] During the rest of 2012 he won six tournaments on the Gibraltar Darts Association tour.[3]

In January 2013, Duo entered Q School in an attempt to win a two-year PDC Tour Card and was one match away from doing so on the fourth and final day, but lost to Steve Coote 6–0.[4] Duo played in his third World Cup of Darts with Dyson Parody in February, but they finished bottom of Group E after losing 5–2 to Poland and 5–0 to the Netherlands.[5] In June he qualified for the Gibraltar Darts Trophy but was thrashed 6–0 by Gary Anderson in the first round.[6] In the final of the Iberian qualifier for the 2014 World Championship, Duo was narrowly beaten 10–9 by Julio Barbero.[7]

At the 2014 World Cup of Darts, Duo and Parody were beaten 5–2 by Sweden in the opening round.[8]

In August 2015, Dylan Duo was disciplined by the Darts Regulation Authority for "Threatening behaviour and failure to mark" at the Gibraltar Qualifier for the PDC World Cup. He was fined £350.[9]

World Championship results[edit]

PDC[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 PDC World Championship Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cash Converters World Cup RD1". PDC. 3 February 2012. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dylan Duo 2012". Darts Database. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "PDC Qualifying School Day Four". PDC. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Betfair World Cup of Darts - Saturday Afternoon". PDC. Retrieved February 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gibraltar Darts Trophy Day One". PDC. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "2013 PDC World Iberian Qualifying Event Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "bwin World Cup of Darts First Round". PDC. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "2015 Disciplinary Cases" (PDF). Darts Regulation Authority. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 

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