BDO World Youth Championship: Leighton Bennett, 13, becomes youngest winner

Leighton Bennett turns into the fourth participant, and absolute most realistic the second from England, to defend the BDO World Formative years Championship

Thirteen-twelve months-faded Leighton Bennett grew to change into the youngest-ever winner of the BDO World Formative years Championship when he beat Scotland’s Nathan Girvan.

England’s Bennett beat his sixteen-twelve months-faded opponent 3-zero in the closing at Lakeside, Frimley Inexperienced, ending on a 121 checkout which included a bullseye construct.

It was as soon as Girvan’s second closing defeat after additionally losing in the 2017 closing.

“I am succesful over the moon,” stated Bennett. “Successful this trophy components the arena to me.

“Upright being here is a dream come profitable, especially winning it.

“I knew how appropriate a participant he was as soon as and I succesful went up there to revel in it. I am absolute most realistic Thirteen so I’ve got masses more years to create it.”

Bennett finished the match with an sensible of 86.65, compared to Girvan’s Seventy six, and simple £5,000 for his victory.

The competition has been held yearly since 2015 and Bennett is absolute most realistic the second English winner after Joshua Richardson won the 2016 closing.

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