Richard Corsie

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Richard Corsie
Medal record
Representing  Scotland
Men's bowls
World Outdoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1992 Worthing Pairs
Silver medal – second place 1996 Adelaide Pairs
World Indoor Bowls Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Preston Singles
Gold medal – first place 1991 Preston Singles
Gold medal – first place 1993 Preston Singles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Preston Singles
Silver medal – second place 1995 Preston Singles
Gold medal – first place 1995 Preston Pairs
Gold medal – first place 1998 Preston Pairs
Silver medal – second place 2002 Yarmouth Singles
Silver medal – second place 2003 Yarmouth Singles
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Edinburgh Singles
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Auckland Singles
Gold medal – first place 1994 Victoria Singles

Richard Corsie MBE (born 27 November 1966) is a Scottish bowls player, widely considered to be among the best bowls players of all time.[1] Corsie won the World Indoor Bowls Championships singles title three times during his career[2] and the Commonwealth Gold Medal in 1994 beating his long-time nemesis and friend Tony Allcock in the final.[3]

Corsie was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in March 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] BBC - New Champions 1990- 1999
  2. ^ [2] Scottish Indoor Bowls Organisation - FACTS
  3. ^ [3] BBC - A Sporting Nation
  4. ^ "Six sporting legends honoured in Scottish Sports Hall of Fame". Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. 16 March 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2010.