Keith Kelvin Deller is an English retired professional darts player, who won the Embassy World Professional Darts Championship in 1983 and Unipart British Professional Championship in 1987. He was the first qualifier ever to win the championship and remains one of the youngest champions in history. For his world championship win, Deller used 18-gram spring-loaded darts, later banned for tournament play but now legal again. He no longer uses these darts.
|Full name:||Keith Kelvin Deller|
|Nickname:||The Fella, Milky Bar Kid, The Delboy|
|Born:||December 24, 1959, Ipswich, Suffolk, England|
|Home town:||Icklingham, Bury St Edmunds, England|
|Playing darts since:||1972|
|Darts:||25 Gram Target Keith Deller|
|Walk-on music:||"Things Can Only Get Better" by D Ream|
|PDC:||1993-2007 (Founding Member)|
|World Ch'ship:||Winner (1) 1983|
|World Masters:||Runner Up: 1984|
|World Ch'ship:||3rd Place: 1998|
|World Matchplay:||Semi Final: 1998|
|World Grand Prix:||Quarter Final: 1999|
|UK Open:||Last 32: 2006|
|Double Diamond Masters, Unipart British Professional, WDF World Cup - Team, Nations Cup - Team, PDC Eastbourne Open, Eastbourne Pro:||1983, 1987, 1983, 1984, 2001, 2001|
About Keith Deller
English professional darts player who won the World Championship in 1983.
He began playing professionally in 1975.
He later became a spotter.
He and his wife Kim have two children together.
His defeat of Eric Bristow in the 1983 World Championship is considered to be the greatest darts upset of all time.
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