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9 Of The Wackiest Characters In World Darts Championships History

9 Of The Wackiest Characters In World Darts Championships History

That darts players don't claim a hegemony over the annual sports personality of the year awards is one of sport's great mysteries.

No other sport boasts the wacky and utterly madcap players that appear on our television screens every year, whether it's in the ultra-modern PDC world championships or the traditional BDO version, one that remains the one-and-only for the purists.

Over the decades some wonderfully strange characters have taken to the stage at either Alexandra Palace, Lakeside or Circus Tavern. Here, we dive into the archives to pick out some of the most gloriously eccentric players from the past - and the present.

Steve 'Muffin Man' Hine

Colin 'Jaws' Lloyd
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Devon 'The Spartan' Peterson

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Martin 'Wolfie' Adams

Peter 'One Dart' Manley

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Ted 'The Count' Hankey

Jocky Wilson

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Alan 'Evans the Arrow' Evans

Andy 'The Viking' Fordham

SEE ALSO: The Story Of How There Came To Be Two World Darts Championships

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