Greg Harlow

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Greg Harlow
Personal information
Nationality England
Born (1968-07-06) 6 July 1968 (age 50)
Ely

Greg Harlow (born 6 July 1968) is an English international indoor bowls player.[1]

Bowls career[edit]

Born in Ely, Greg Harlow rose to the world ranking of number one indoors during 2006. Despite being world number one it was not until 2007 that he won his first title at the World Indoor Bowls Championships.[2] That victory was the mixed pairs at the 2007 World Indoor Bowls Championship with Jo Morris.

His finest moment arrived when winning the 2010 World Indoor Bowls Championship where he defeated Stewart Anderson of Scotland in the final.[3] A third title was won when he won the men's pairs with Nick Brett at the 2014.

His world ranking has remained high retaining the world number ranking in 2012, 2017 and 2018 but had been unlucky in the World indoors by finishing runner-up on seven occasions.[2]

Other career achievements include winning the International Open three years in a row (2004, 2005, 2006), the Scottish International Open three times in 2008, 2015 & 2016, the Welsh Masters Championship two years running 1999 & 2000 and the World Matchplay in 2007.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is a Bowls Ambassador for Potters Resort by trade and is married with two children.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Bowls tawa.
  2. ^ a b c d "Greg Harlow Profile". World Bowls Tour.
  3. ^ "Harlow wins maiden potters title". Greatyarmouthmercury.co.uk. Retrieved 29 July 2018.