Friday January 11th 2019
Tom Hardy – UCFB Sports Business & Media student 2018
Leighton Bennett has become the youngest ever winner of the BDO World Youth Championship aged just 13.
On his TV debut the young Englishman put on a show despatching Scotsman Nathan Girvan 3-0 in the final at Lakeside to claim the £5,000 prize.
‘Boom Boom’ Bennett triumphed emphatically over the two-time finalist Girvan whilst being watched over by mentor Rob Cross, winner of the 2018 PDC World Darts Championships.
Bennett wasn’t as surprised as many fans at his victory suggesting: