Olly Croft gestorben – RIP Darts-Urvater

Oliver Croft OBE … 17th November 1929 – 23rd November 2019

Der Darts-Urvater ist heute im Alter von 90 Jahren gestorben.
Ohne Olly Croft gäbe es den Dartsport vielleicht gar nicht, er wäre aber ganz sicher nicht, wo er heute ist. Ich habe Olly und seine Frau Lorna Ende der 1980er-Jahre kennen und schätzen gelernt.


Pressemitteilung BDO:

It is with great sadness that the British Darts Organisation has to report the passing of its founder Oliver Croft OBE who passed away earlier today at the age of 90.

Oliver or Olly as he was known founded the British Darts Organisation in 1973 and spent nearly four decades in charge, he will be remembered as one of the most influential men in world darts.

The British Darts Organisation would like to offer its sincere condolences to Olly’s family.

Rest in peace


Pressemitteilung WDF:

Its with great sadness we announce the passing of WDF Honorary President Olly Croft OBE who died today at the age of 90.

Olly was a great inspiration to all of us whose vision and drive was the catalyst that put darts where it is today.

Rest in peace Olly. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

 

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Beni, 1961, Bündner Darter

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