Ryan’s bowled over with double silver

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Arbroath bowler Ryan Burnett has won two silver medals at the World Junior Championships in Australia.

Ryan, who plays for Carnoustie West End, was part of a triumphant Scottish team which won seven out of a possible eight medals at the contest in Broadbeach, Queensland, on Tuesday.

Younger brother of Glasgow 2014 gold medallist bowler Darren Burnett, Ryan won silver in both the Men’s Singles and the Mixed Pairs with Stacey Laidlaw of Dalkeith.

Ryan said: “It was fantastic to go across to Australia and represent your country in the World Championships. The standard from all the nations was really high and for all four of us to come back with a medal was really special. The pace was very fast compared to the conditions back here but the biggest difference was the wind which played havoc with some of the sessions.”

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