Mark Williams, sportsman with a connection to Wales (Cwm, Ebbw Vale)
Mark WilliamsWorld Snooker Champion of 2000.
Connection: Born in Ebbw Vale, lives in Cwm.
World Snooker Champion in 2000 after beating fellow Welshman Matthew Stevens. It was the closest Crucible final since Hendry defeated Jimmy White 18-17 in 1994 and Williams showed nerves of steel to become the first left-hander to lift the trophy in the seventy-three year history of the event.