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Brett Wilkie

Date of birth:
June 7, 1974

Current state:
Queensland

Current club:
Club Helensvale

Australian debut:
2009

Cap number:
130

International appearances:
137

International playing achievements:
• 2012 World Championships - Gold medal - Fours
• 2012 World Championships - Silver medal - Triples
• 2012 SA International Series - Silver medal - Pairs
• 2012 SA International Series - Overall team gold
• 2011 Asia Pacific Championships Overall Men’s Team Gold
• 2011 Asia Pacific Championships - Silver Medal - Singles
• 2011 Asia Pacific Championships - Silver Medal - Pairs
• 2011 World Cup Singles Bronze Medal
• 2010 Commonwealth Games- Silver medal- Triples
• 2010 Eight Nation Test Event– Silver Medal- Pairs
• 2009 Asia Pacific Merdeka Indoor Championships- Bronze medal- Triples
• 2009 World Champion of Champions – Gold medal- Singles

Grand prix playing achievements:
• 2011 National Champion of Champion
• 2010 Australian Indoor Championships – Singles champion
• 2009 Australian Open – Singles champion

Type of bowl used:
AeroBowls

Twitter:
@brettwilkie

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Short ends- facts you didn’t know

Donated bone marrow to a boy in Germany in 2008

Represented Australia in Indoor Bias Bowls from 1997 – 2001

First tournament win:
QLD Champion of Champions pairs

How did you start playing bowls:
Mother and father both played while I was growing up and I used to practice with them

When did you start playing bowls:
11 years old

Who is your greatest influence in bowls:
Mother and father

Best player you have competed against and why:
Kelvin Kerkow, he has all the shots and willing to back himself under pressure.

Aspirations beyond bowls:
To raise my family the best I can and travel the world

Who is the greatest influence in your life:
My family 

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