Video: Games bowler Marshall defends hand gesture

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SCOTTISH lawn bowler Alex Marshall insisted that he “got a bit carried away” when he gave a traditional cross-arm gesture to the crowd after beating England at the weekend, but the popular Scot had no regrets after striking his third gold medal.

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Alex Marshall makes a gesture

Alex Marshall makes a gesture

Marshall delivered two key bowls en route to the last four win against the English team and the followed the lead of his partner Paul Foster in Sunday’s storming final performance against Malaysia. In this ‘Scotsman at the Games’ episode he talks to David Ferguson about the gesture and why this success was the best of an outstanding career at the top of world bowls.