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Stephen Hendry
MBE
Stephen Hendry PHC 2011.png
Hendry at the 2011 Paul Hunter Classic
Born (1969-01-13) 13 Januar 1969 (age 50)
South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sport kintra Scotland
Nickname
  • The Golden Boy[1]
  • The Ice Man[2]
  • The King of the Crucible[3]
Professional1985–2012
Heichest rankin1 (April 1990–May 1998, May 2006–May 2007)
Career winnins£8.97 million[4]
Heichest break147: (11 times)
Century braks775[5]
Toornament wins
Rankin36
Non-rankin39
Warld Champion

Stephen Gordon Hendry MBE (born 13 January 1969) is a Scottish ae-time Scots perfaisional snooker player an current commentator faer the BBC an ITV. Ane o the maist weel-daein players i the modern era o snooker, he is best kent faer dominatin the sport in the 1990s, when he wan the Warld Championship a record seiven times.


Awards[eedit | eedit soorce]

Award Year
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) 1993[6]
BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year 1987, 1996
WPBSA Player of the Year 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
WPBSA Young Player of the Year 1988
WPBSA Performance of the Year 1995

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Stephen 'The Golden Boy' Hendry". WSC Real (in Inglis). 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 January 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  2. "Round-up: Walden waltzes into quarters" (in Inglis). Eurosport AU. 25 September 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 24 April 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  3. Hafez, Shamoon (1 May 2012). "World Snooker Championship 2012: Stephen Maguire into semis". BBC Sport (in Inglis). Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  4. "The Greatest". World Snooker (in Inglis). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  5. "Stephen Hendry retires after World Snooker Championship defeat". BBC Sport (in Inglis). Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  6. "No. 53332". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 1993. p. 17. 

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