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Natalie Chestney

Lawn Bowls

Date of Birth

28 July 1989



Place of Birth


Commonwealth Appearances

Natalie Chestney sealed a second Commonwealth gold 12 years after her first as she took women's triples gold in Birmingham.

Alongside Sian Honnor and Jamie-Lea Winch, Chestney comfortably got past Malaysia to earn gold over a decade after winning the women's singles title in Dehli.

Chestney was just 21 when she beat world number one and world champion Val Smith in 2010, and would add a pair of silvers in Glasgow four years later.

It was all part of a remarkable rise for Chestney, who was something of a child prodigy when it came to bowls. Having first taken to a green aged nine, she was remarkably representing England at under-25 level at the age of just 14.

But it would be another eight years until the next medal came as she missed out on medals in 2018 in the pairs and fours.

Her two golds and two silvers ranks her as one of the most successful-ever Commonwealth Games English bowlers.

Away from the greens, Chestney is married to fellow Team England bowler Jamie Chestney, with whom she has a young baby while she also boasts a law degree from Plymouth University.

Lawn Bowls
It was a hugely successful campaign at Leamington Spa’s Victoria Park and some thrilling games saw Team England leave the plush lawn with six medals including two gold, two silver and two bronze.

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