Irene Cheer Announcement

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Irene V Cheer, 1947- 2021

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you, our members, that Irene Cheer of Cottingham, Yorkshire, has sadly passed away at the age of 73.

Irene, famed for her use of a bowls arm, was an active member of EALABA for many years, she was an excellent bowler winning medals all around the world.

Irene won Gold in the Paralympic in Atlanta, USA, 1996, and Gold in the World Championships in Adelaide, Australia, and attending many World Championships over the years.

She opened the new Hornsea Indoor Bowls Club in Hull as reigning Paralympic Gold medallist.

Irene will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Links: Paralympics, Atlanta 1996 Results  and National Paralympic Heritage Trust

4 thoughts on “Irene Cheer Announcement”

  1. RIP Irene. Have lots of happy memories playing with and against you especially the year we won the drawn pairs together

  2. Khalila Hussain

    Sad to hear this. May Irene rest in peace.
    She was a lovely lady.x
    My thoughts are with her loved ones at this sad time…

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