Frank Livingstone (bowls)

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Frank Livingstone
Personal information
Born(1886-08-01)1 August 1886
New Zealand
Died17 August 1966(1966-08-17) (aged 80)
Auckland, New Zealand
OccupationFarmer
Spouse(s)
Hazel Irene McMaster (m. 1915)
Sport
SportLawn bowls
ClubOnehunga BC

Frank Livingstone (1 August 1886 – 17 August 1966) was a New Zealand lawn bowls player.[1]

Bowls career[edit]

At the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney he won the men's singles silver medal.[2] Livingstone died on 17 August 1966 and was buried at Waikaraka Cemetery in Onehunga.[3]

In 2013, Livingstone was an inaugural inductee into the Bowls New Zealand Hall of Fame.[4]

He won the 1936 & 1952 singles titles, 1949 & 1962 pairs titles and 1940 & 1948 fours titles at the New Zealand National Bowls Championships and also won the Australian National Bowls Championships singles title in 1949 (all when bowling for the Onehunga Bowls Club).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Bowls Tawa.
  2. ^ "Frank Livingstone". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Cemetery records". Auckland Council. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Bowls legends honoured at inaugural Hall of Fame celebration". Bowls New Zealand. 2013. Archived from the original on 22 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  5. ^ Bolsover, Godfrey (1959). Who's Who and Encyclopaedia of Bowls. Rowland Publishers Ltd (Pre isbn).