2, 2017 Burnham-On-Sea's
misses out on third world darts title
Gary Anderson lost his bid to win a third consecutive World Darts
Championship during Monday night's final.
- who lives in Burnham-On-Sea with his partner Rachel - lost 7-3
to Michael Van Gerwen in a tense final in front of a huge audience
and millions of TV viewers at Alexandra Palace in London.
Gerwen relished the win, saying: "I feel absolutely over the
moon, Im a very happy man at the moment."
Anderson praised his opponent: "The year that this man has
had - its been a walk in the park for him. Its well
deserved but Ive had a good three years, the crowd has been
fantastic and weve had a good couple of weeks here."
final came after Gary beat Peter Wright 6-3 on Sunday evening to
reach the final for a third consecutive year - an amazing accomplishment
- but he would be denied the thirrd world title.
lives in Burnham-On-Sea with his partner Rachel. He has three sons
- Ryan, Joel and Tai.
previously worked as a builder, he and his partner Rachel previously
ran the Wellington Arms pub in Rooksbridge, near Burnham, until
a couple of years ago.
was given a civic reception by Burnham and Highbridge's Mayor following
his first world championship triumph in 2015.
final appearance came after a win over Peter Wright on Sunday evening
live pictures See live images of the seafront and beach
with Burnham's Webcam.Click
to see and do Check the constantly updated Burnham-On-Sea.com
calendar for what's happening. Click