Claire Johnston (bowls)

Claire Johnston (born 22 February 1979) is a Scottish international lawn and indoor bowler.

Claire Johnston
Personal information
Nationality Scotland
Born (1979-02-22) 22 February 1979 (age 41)
Irvine, North Ayrshire
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb) [1]
ClubAuchinleck BC

Bowls careerEdit

Johnston is from Irvine, North Ayrshire, in Scotland[2] and won a bronze medal in the pairs at the 2012 World Outdoor Bowls Championship with Margaret Letham.[3]

Johnston gained major indoor honours when winning the mixed pairs title at the 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championship with Nick Brett of England.[4] In 2018 she was selected as part of the Scottish team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Queensland[5] where she won a bronze medal in the Pairs with Lesley Doig.[6]

In 2019 she won the Scottish National Bowls Championships pairs title with Hannah Smith.[7]


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  2. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Claire Johnson Profile". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "Women's Four on Top of World Down Under". Bowls Scotland. Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2016-10-27.
  4. ^ "World Indoor Bowls Championship 2017: Brett & Johnston win mixed pairs title". BBC Sport.
  5. ^ "2018 Commonwealth Games profile". Team Scotland.
  6. ^ "Pairs results". CG2018.
  7. ^ "Second stage results". Bowls Scotland.