By Euro Weekly News Media • 05 April 2018 • 21:10
ERIC JOHN BRISTOW MBE: 25 April 1957 – 5 April 2018
FIVE times world darts champion Eric Bristow, the Crafty Cockney, has died of a heart attack aged just 60.
Born in Hackney, South London, he was ranked World No. 1 by the World Darts Federation a record six times.
Bristow was awarded the MBE for his services to sport in 1989.
He retired from competitive darts in 2007 and worked as a commentator and pundit on Sky Sports darts coverage.
In 2012, Bristow participated in the reality show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! He finished fourth out of 12 celebrities.
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