Mark McGeeney

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Mark McGeeney
Personal information
Nickname Gladiator
Born (1972-06-28) 28 June 1972 (age 46)
Wyken, Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Home town Stockport, England
United Kingdom
Darts information
Playing darts since 1991
Darts A180 22.5g
Laterality Right-handed
Walk-on music Metalingus by Alter Bridge
Organisation (see split in darts)
BDO 2010–
Current world ranking (BDO) 1
BDO majors - best performances
World Ch'ship Runner Up: 2018
World Masters Runner Up: 2016, 2017
World Darts Trophy Semi Final: 2015
Finder Masters Last 24 Group: 2017, 2018
PDC premier events - best performances
Grand Slam Group Stage: 2017, 2018
UK Open Preliminary: 2013
Other tournament wins
Tournament Years
British Open
Dutch Open
England Classic
German Open
Hal Open
Helvetia Open
Isle Of Man Classic
WDF World Cup Team
2017, 2018
Other achievements
Lincolnshire Open 2015
Weoley Castle Open 2010

Mark McGeeney (born 28 June 1972) is an English darts player from Coventry, England who competes in British Darts Organisation events.



In August 2010 Mark won the Weoley Castle Open beating Kevin Taylor in the Final. In September 2014 he won the England Classic, he beat Sam Hewson in the Quarter-final before beating Wesley Harms in the Final. In April 2015 he won the Lincolnshire Open beating Joshua Richardson in the Final. In September 2015 he won the British Open beating Scott Waites in the final.

McGeeney is currently the world number one as a result of reaching back-to-back Winmau World Masters finals, losing to Glen Durrant and Krzysztof Ratajski in 2016 and 2017 respectively, and winning the Dutch Open. In 2018, after two previous second round losses, McGeeney reached the final against Durrant. McGeeney came from 6-4 down in sets to lead 2-0 in the decider, but eventually lost 7-6. He therefore became only the second player in World Championship history after Mike Gregory in 1992 to miss championship darts (one at D18 and one at D9) and lose the match. The following month, McGeeney retained his Dutch Open title, beating Durrant 3-1 in sets in the final.

World Championship results[edit]


Performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
BDO World Championship Did not qualify 2R 2R RU
BDO World Trophy Not held DNP SF 2R 2R 2R
Winmau World Masters L136 L136 PR L80 QF L16 RU RU
Zuiderduin Masters Did not qualify RR
Grand Slam of Darts Did not participate RR
Performance Table Legend
DNP Did not play at the event DNQ Did not qualify for the event NYF Not yet founded #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals SF lost in the semi-finals RU lost in the final W won the tournament


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