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Commonwealth Games

  • Commonwealth Games

Ken Hanson gold medallist

32 years ago Colac's Ken Hanson was living opposite a bowls club and his parents bought him a bowls set.

He's now a Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

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Hanson is a member of the Australian bowlers with a disability open triples team who made it all the way to the gold medal match against New Zealand on the Gold Coast.

The Aussies won the final 14-13 in a thrilling finish leaving New Zealand as the silver medallist.

Hanson claimed the gold for Australia, drawing the winning shot with his final bowl.