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Leif Selby (born 26 July 1972) is a retired Australian Lawn bowler.[1]

Leif Selby
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Born (1972-07-26) 26 July 1972 (age 46)
SportLawn bowls
ClubWarilla Bowls and Recreation Club BC

Bowls careerEdit

He won the lawn bowls gold medal in the singles competition and silver in the pairs with Aron Sherriff at the 2012 World Outdoor Bowls Championship. He also won the silver medal in the singles competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[2]

He twice won the gold medal in 2009 and 2010 at the World Cup Singles in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia.[3]


He made a shock announcement in 2012 that he was retiring despite being at the pinnacle of his sport. He had played 142 international games.[4]


  1. ^ "Leif Selby". Commonwealth
  2. ^ "Bowls Australia News". Bowls Australia.
  3. ^ "Past results" (PDF). World
  4. ^ "Lawn bowls champ Selby retires". Sydney Morning Herald.