Alex “Tattie” Marshall MBE is a record breaking Scottish bowls player who currently plays at Gifford Bowls Club and East Lothian Indoor Bowling Club.
A record breaking six-time World Indoor Singles Champion, Alex has six World Indoor Pairs titles to his credit (four Men’s Pairs and two Mixed Pairs) and has won six World Outdoor Championship Gold medals (Pairs in 1992, 2000 and 2012, Fours in 1992, and Team in 1992, 1996 and 2004).
His other achievements include four Commonwealth Games Gold medals (Pairs in 2002, 2006 and 2014, and Fours in 2014), one Atlantic Games Team Gold (in 2015) and three Hong Kong International Classic Pairs titles (in 1993, 1996 and 2002).
In 2012, Alex Marshall and Paul Foster became the first pair to win the World Indoor and Outdoor Pairs titles in the same year. In 2013, he claimed his first major WBT title outside the World Indoor title at the UK International Open. In 2014, he won the Australian Premier League with the Murray Steamers and was named Most Valuable Player at the end of the season.
In 2016, two more bronze medals were added when he competed in the 2016 World Outdoor Bowls Championship in Christchurch. He added a pairs silver as part of the Scottish team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games with Paul Foster. He then set a gold medal record for Scotland by winning the gold medal in the Fours.
His success continued in 2019 when he won another open pairs at the 2019 World Indoor Bowls Championship, this was a fourth with Paul Foster and sixth in total. This was his 14th World indoor gold medal.
Alex became an ambassador for Bioflow in April 2019.