Thursday, 2 January 2014 - 12:35
Dutchman wins World Darts Championship
Dutch darts player Michael Van Gerwen has won the PDC World Darts Championship title. Michael Van Gerwen / Photo Credi: Skysports Skysports.com The 24-year-old Van Gerwen defeated Scotland’s Peter Wright by 7-4 at Alexandra Palace, London, Sky Sports reports. The victory takes Van Gerwen to world number one, overtaking 16-time world champion Phil Taylor, BBC News said. Van Gerwen is taking home prize money of £250,000. "It's so difficult to win this title and there was more pressure on me this year than last year. It means so much for me,” Van Gerwen said.