Oldest outdoor bowls IBD world champion (male)
Wal Browning
Australia (Sydney)
The oldest IBD outdoor bowls world champion was Henry 'Wal' Browning (Australia) who won the 2007 World Championship at Harbord Bowling Club, Sydney, Australia, on 25 October 2007, aged 79 years 169 days. The IBD (International Bowls for the Disabled) is the official federation for disabled competition in outdoor and indoor bowls. They are officially recognised by World Bowls, the international able-bodied federation for the sport. Wal won the world championships in the B2-3 discipline.