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|Born||28 October 1975|
|Home town||Buxton, Derbyshire|
|Playing darts since||1996|
|Walk-on music||"Happy" by Pharrell Williams|
|Organisation (see split in darts)|
|Current world ranking||(BDO Women) 3|
|BDO majors - best performances|
|World Ch'ship||Runner Up: 2019|
|World Masters||Winner (1): 2017|
|World Darts Trophy||Runner Up: 2018|
|Finder Masters||Last 6 Group: 2012|
|Other tournament wins|
|BDO Gold Cup|
Winstanley qualified for the 2011 BDO World Darts Championship, where she lost 0–2 to Irina Armstrong in the quarter-finals. The following year, she went one step further by making it through to the semi-finals where she was narrowly defeated by Deta Hedman in a tie-break final leg decider.
Winstanley qualified again for the World Championships in 2013 and made it as far as the quarter-finals where she was beaten 2–0 by Anastasia Dobromyslova. Lorraine captured her first major at the 2017 world masters.
Announced on 14th January she confirmed her intention to compete in Q School for 2019 to ear a tour card and compete for the Professional Darts Corporation. She was one of only a few of the big names remaining in the ladies game not to have announced her intention to gain a tour card; but she will now join the likes of Deta Hedman, Anastasia Dobromyslova, Fallon Sherrock, Lisa Ashton and Corrine Hammond in Wigan.
World Championship results
- 2011: Quarter Final (lost to Irina Armstrong 0–2)
- 2012: Semi Final (lost to Deta Hedman 1–2)
- 2013: Quarter Final (lost to Anastasia Dobromyslova 0–2)
- 2014: First Round (lost to Deta Hedman 0–2)
- 2015: First Round (lost to Sharon Prins 0–2)
- 2016: Quarter Final (lost to Deta Hedman 0–2)
- 2017: Quarter Final (lost to Anastasia Dobromyslova 1–2
- 2018: Quarter Final (lost to Anastasia Dobromyslova 0-2)
- 2019: Runner Up (lost to Mikuru Suzuki 0–3)
Winstanley is not a full-time professional darts player, and works as a beauty therapist. She is married to fellow darts player Dean Winstanley and has 2 children, Josie and Jess, from a previous relationship.
- Player profile on Lorraine Winstanley from Dartsdatabase
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