2020 World Bowls Championships Team Announced

Ottawa, ON | January 24th, 2020

Ten Canadian lawn bowlers have been selected to represent Canada at the 2020 World Bowls Championships in Gold Coast, Australia from May 26 – June 7, 2020. The event will take place at the Broadbeach Bowls Club, Musgrave Hill Bowls Club, and Club Helensvale.

2020 World Bowls Team Canada Roster

Men’s Singles: 

Ryan Bester (Hanover, ON)

Men’s Pairs: 

Ryan Bester, John Bezear (Kitchener, ON)

Men’s Triples:

Cameron Lefresne (Enfield, NS), Greg Wilson (Cochrane, AB), Rob Law (Winnipeg, MB)

Men’s Fours:

Cameron Lefresne, John Bezear, Greg Wilson, Rob Law

Women’s Singles:

Kelly McKerihen (Toronto, ON)

Women’s Pairs: 

Jordan Kos (Regina, SK), Joanna Cooper (Calgary, AB)

Women’s Triples:

Kelly McKerihen, Leanne Chinery (Victoria, BC), Jackie Foster (Bridgetown, NS)

Women’s Fours:

Leanne Chinery, Jordan Kos, Joanna Cooper, Jackie Foster

Senior Squad Head Coach, Terry Scott, had this to say: “With participating in the Asia Pacific Championships and the Multi-Nations event on the Gold Coast over the past 12 months, it has given us the opportunity to select 10 quality players who will do Canada proud. The World Championships is another massive step for us, however we have shown that we have the ability and pride to achieve.”

The World Bowls Championships takes place every four years, and it is anticipated that 36 nations will attend the 2020 event. “Competing against quality teams from around the globe means that the task to bring home medals will be challenging – however we are up to that challenge”, said Scott.

About 2020 World Bowls Championships
The 2020 World Bowls Championships will take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland from May 26 – June 7, 2020. The event will be held at the Broadbeach Bowls Club, Club Helensvale and Musgrave Hill Bowls Club.  The World Bowls Championships are held every four years, and feature men’s and women’s singles, pairs, triples, and fours.

About Bowls Canada
Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is the governing body responsible for lawn bowls in Canada.  The BCB mission is to advance the sport of bowls in Canada.  For more details on Bowls Canada Boulingrin and the sport of lawn bowls, visit www.bowlscanada.com.

For more information, please contact:
Anna Mees, Executive Director, Bowls Canada Boulingrin