DONNELLY Robert < Back  
Sport Lawn Bowls
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 12 Sep 1962 in Johannesburg, SAF
Height1.96 m
Weight 120 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Johannesburg, RSA
Languages English
Higher education Education - University of Witwatersrand: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing lawn bowls in 1985 in Johannesburg.
Why this sport? His parents played the sport.
Club / Team Johannesburg North Suburbs: Johannesburg, RSA
Name of coach Theunis Fraser
Coach from which country? South Africa
Coach from what year? 2008
General Interest
Hobbies Gym, reading, watching other sports, especially rugby cricket and football. He is a fanatical Liverpool FC supporter. (2002 Commonwealth Games Guide, 22 Jul 2002)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Sporting philosophy / motto "Be well prepared". (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Awards and honours Won the both the singles and pairs at the 2000 South African Championships, becoming the first to do so. Won a silver medal in the fours at the 2000 World Championships. (2002 Commonwealth Games Guide, 22 Jul 2002)
Famous relatives Parents were both bowlers - mother played for the provincial team and father played for the provincial B team. (2002 Commonwealth Games Guide, 22 Jul 2002)
Ambitions To succeed in business. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).