Natalie Melmore

Natalie Melmore married name Natalie Chestney (born 28 July 1989, in Torquay) is a lawn bowler from Newton Abbot.[1]

Natalie Melmore
Personal information
Nationality England
Born (1989-07-28) 28 July 1989 (age 31)
Torquay, England
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
SportLawn bowls

Bowls careerEdit

Natalie represented England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games where she won a gold medal in the women's singles event.[2] Natalie went on to win a further two silver medals in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the women's singles and women's pairs events with partner Jamie-Lea Winch.[citation needed]

In 2016 she secured a fourth and fifth National title win[3] and in 2018 was part of the fours that won the National Championships.[4] After her 2014 singles success she subsequently won the singles at the British Isles Bowls Championships in 2015.[5]

She was selected as part of the English team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Queensland.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2015, she married Jamie Chestney.[7]


  1. ^ THE ENGLAND TEAM | Sporting Life | Commonwealth Games, Delhi 2010, Medal Table Archived 25 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Commonwealth Games 2010: England & Wales win bowls gold
  3. ^ "Past Records". Bowls England.
  4. ^ "2018 Fours results" (PDF). Bowls England.
  5. ^ "Previous Winners". British Isles Bowls Council.
  6. ^ "2018 Commonwealth Games team". Team England.
  7. ^ "OCommonwealth Games bowler Natalie Melmore to take 2015 off". BBC Sport.