Eric Bristow

Eric Bristow

Nick Name
: The Crafty Cockney
:25 Apr,1957
:62 years, 4 months
:Leek, England, United Kingdom
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About Eric Bristow

Eric Bristow MBE ("The Crafty Cockney") (born 25 April 1957) is a former professional English darts player. He was ranked World No. 1 from 1980–81, 1983–85 and 1990, and won five World Championships and five World Masters titles. In the 1980s, Bristow's skill and personality helped turn darts into a worldwide spectator sport.

In 1993, Bristow was one of sixteen top players who broke away from the British Darts Organisation to form their own organisation, which became the Professional Darts Corporation. He retired from competitive darts in 2007 and now works as a commentator and pundit on Sky Sports' darts coverage.

After Dinner Speakers:

Eric arrives as a package with his MC Paul Booth, plus all Darts, PA & AV equipment required for your event.  Eric will generally take to the microphone for around 40 minutes with a mixture of questions from Paul Booth, the audience, and share his amazing stories of his life in the public eye since the age of 15.  The Eric Bristow After Dinner experience is a superb mixture of fun, stories and a few stories along the way.

World Championship:

1980: Winner (beat Bobby George 5-3)

1981: Winner (beat John Lowe 5-3)

1984: Winner (beat Dave Whitcombe 7-1)

1985: Winner (beat John Lowe 6-2)

1986: Winner (beat Dave Whitcombe 6-0)

Eric Bristow Achievements

BDO Majors - Best Performances:

World  championship-1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986

World Masters-1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984

Tournament wins:

British Gold Cup-1980

British Open-1978, 1981, 1983, 1986

British Pentathlon-1981, 1989

Denmark Open-1980, 1984, 1989

Dry Blackthorn Cider Masters-1984, 1985, 1987

Flowers Dartsathlon-1984

Golden Darts Championship-1979, 1980

Isle Of Man Challenge-1983

MFI World Pairs-1987

North American Open-1979, 1983, 1984, 1986

Pacific Masters-1981, 1986

PDC World Pairs-1995

Swedish Open-1979, 1981, 1982

Tokyo World Darts Grand Prix-1988

WDF World Cup Singles-1983, 1985, 1987, 1989

WDF Europe Cup Pairs-1978, 1986

WDF World Cup Pairs-1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989

World Champion Super Challenge-1984

News of the World-1983, 1984

MFI World Matchplay-1985, 1988

British Professional-1982, 1985

Butlins Grand Masters-1981, 1982, 1983, 1985

British Matchplay-1982, 1983, 1986

1989-Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE

2005-Inducted (with John Lowe) as first members of PDC Hall of Fame