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Kelly McKerihen

DOB:
1986
Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario
Profession:
Bowls Shop Manager
Home Club:
Clayton Bowls Club (AUS), James Gardens LBC (Toronto)
Years in National Program:
12
Bowls Used:
Taylor SR
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Notable Bowls Accomplishments

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games, 4th in Pairs and Singles
  • 2017 – Australia Indoor Championships, runner-UP
  • 2017 – Multi-Nations, Fours Bronze Medalist
  • 2016 – World Championships, Singles Bronze Medalist
  • 9- Time Canadian Champion

Fun Facts

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
Thai Food
What is your favourite bowls memory?
I’d have to say that one of my favourite bowls memories is walking out as team Canada, with all the other Canadian Athletes at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Walking out wearing the maple leaf, into a packed Celtic Park Stadium was an incredibly proud moment and a surreal feeling!
How were you introduced to the sport of bowls?
Bowls has always been a very big part of my life. I started playing bowls after many years of watching my dad and grandparents playing together.
How would your best friend describe you in three words?
Friendly, Competitive, Determined
Who is your favourite athlete
Roger Federer
What motivates you to succeed?
The quest to continually improve, become the best player I can be and ultimately win a World Championship or Commonwealth Games Gold medal.

Notable Bowls Accomplishments

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games, 4th in Pairs and Singles
  • 2017 – Australia Indoor Championships, runner-UP
  • 2017 – Multi-Nations, Fours Bronze Medalist
  • 2016 – World Championships, Singles Bronze Medalist
  • 9- Time Canadian Champion

Fun Facts

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
Thai Food
What is your favourite bowls memory?
I’d have to say that one of my favourite bowls memories is walking out as team Canada, with all the other Canadian Athletes at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Walking out wearing the maple leaf, into a packed Celtic Park Stadium was an incredibly proud moment and a surreal feeling!
How were you introduced to the sport of bowls?
Bowls has always been a very big part of my life. I started playing bowls after many years of watching my dad and grandparents playing together.
How would your best friend describe you in three words?
Friendly, Competitive, Determined
Who is your favourite athlete
Roger Federer
What motivates you to succeed?
The quest to continually improve, become the best player I can be and ultimately win a World Championship or Commonwealth Games Gold medal.