Gerry Bugden

Year Inducted 2018

Gerry is only the second English male bowler to win an individual Gold medal at the World Championships. He represented England as Adult level and no doubt would have won more medals if his career hadn’t been so tragically cut short.


Career highlights

1968 Paris Fives – Winners

1973 European Championships, Dublin, Ireland – 8’s Team Silver

1975 World Championships, Tolworth, England – Team Bronze

1977 European Championships, Helsinki. – 8s Team Bronze

1978 Europa Cup, Belin, Germany – Team Winners

1979 World Championships, Philippines – Masters Gold, Team Silver

1980 World Of Tenpin Bowler of the year

1981 Deceased

Total medals – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze – domestic titles