MERRIEN Ali < Back  
Sport Lawn Bowls
CGA Guernsey   
Gender Women
Born 07 Oct 1974
Height1.63 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Ian
Residence Guernsey
Occupation Information Technology
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing the sport in 1986.
Why this sport? Her family was involved in the sport.
Training Regime She likes to train on the rink early in the morning and late at night when no one else is around.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Riding motorbikes, bird watching, watching sport, watching films. (melbourne2006.com.au, 10 Sep 2010; thisisguernsey.com, 20 Jan 2012)
Hero / Idol Lawn bowler Margaret Johnston. (melbourne2006.com.au, 10 Sep 2010)
Awards and honours She was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire [MBE] in May 2012. (thisisguernsey.com, 03 Jan 2012)

She was inducted into the World Bowls Tour Hall of Fame in January 2013. (thisisguernsey.com, 21 Jan 2013)

She was named the 2008 Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year. (channelonline.tv, 2012)
Famous relatives Her husband, Ian, is her bowls partner. (thisisguernsey.com, 03 Oct 2012)