JAMIE STRIKES GOLD IN THE USA !
Red Dragon Darts rising star Jamie Lewis is now a World Cup winner.
Jamie can add this latest accolade to a growing list of darting achievements - including the Winmau Boys Masters Title - after a dramatic win at WDF World Cup held in Charlotte USA.
Jamie swept aside American Robert Ham Jr, Germany^s Jan Waldau and Dutchman Daniel van Mourik in the group stages before a 4-1 quarter-final demolition of England^s much fancied Shaun Griffiths.
After disposing of Irish entrant Patrick Meaney in the semi-final, Jamie sealed victory with a 6-4 win over Finland^s Tumoas Tikka.
Seventeen year old Jamie was joined on the winner^s rostrum by Finland^s Allisa Koskivurta, America^s Stacy Bromberg and England^s Tony O^Shea who won the girls, ladies and men’s titles respectively. Based in Cardigan, Welsh born Jamie was delighted with his win ^It was another brilliant tournament for me and I am flying at the moment, I just hope I can keep it going^ he declared.
Simon Hall - Head of Marketing for Red Dragon added:^ It^s terrific to be a part of Jamie^s on-going success as nurturing talent is at the heart of the company and is what we are all about. Jamie is a real star in the making and if he continues to work hard then he has a chance of going all the way.^
Cardigan based Jamie hopes to become a full-time professional player and is intent on becoming the fourth Welshman to win a World title after Leighton Rees, Richie Burnett and Winmau sponsored star Mark Webster.