Archie Bromley of Archers of Raunds, shot a new European record for the Double WA 60m round with 1340.
He scored 669 and 671 at Meriden last weekend to improve the National record by 25 points and the European by 15 points.
Congratulations to Deb Wright of Wellingborough OAC for finishing in 3rd place at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games, held at the Athletics grounds of the University of Birmingham between 14-27 August.
With 27 competitors, 10 countries, 12 international classifications; this year’s World Blind Games was the biggest international VI event ever.
This result ranks Deb 3rd in the world in her division. Team GB won 2 gold medals, 3 silver and 1 Bronze medal in Archery during this event.
Deb said: “I’m really pleased to have been part of TeamGB in these games, the first time Archery has been included.”
Held ever 4 years all over the world the next IBSA Games will be in 2027, location not yet disclosed.
Several juniors from clubs across the county, competed in this years Junior National Outdoor Championships at Lilleshall on 1st & 2nd July 2023.
Denitsa Dimitrova of Northampton AC
Maisie Hailes, Finley Ellis, Rose Sharpe, Christiyan Dimitrov & Nyah West-Ley of Wellingborough OAC
Sheryl Lai, Emilia Erhan, Bertie Fulton, Georgie Hay, Bella North & Ching Li Lau of Corby Archers
Daisy Simpson of Banbury Cross A.
Many new county records were achieved and plenty of medals brought home.
Denitsa Dimitrova of NAC finished in 1st place on day 1 in the Metric 3 Womens Barebow Under 16, and then 2nd on day 2 in the Hereford Womens Barebow Under 21.
Christiyan Dimitrov of WOAC finished in 2nd place on day 1 in the Metric 5 Mens Barebow Under 12, and in 3rd place on day 2 in the Bristol 5 Men Barebow Under 12.
Finley Ellis of WOAC finished in 1st place on both days in the Metric 4 & Bristol 4 Mens Longbow Under 14.
As did Sheryl Lai of Corby A , finishing in 1st place on both days in the Metric 5 & Bristol 5 Womens Compound Under 12.
Emilia Erhan of Corby A, came in 1st place on Day 2 in the Bristol 4 Womens Barebow Under 14.
Ching Li Lai also of Corby A, finished in 3rd place on both days in the Metric 5 & Bristol 5 Womens Recurve Under 12.
And Daisy Simpson of BXA, finished in 1st place on day in the 1440 Womens Barebow Under 21, and then in 3rd place on day 2 in the Hereford Women Barebow Under 21.
Many congratulations to all those who took part. The archers themselves certainly did their clubs and county very proud.
Photos courtesy of Fii West-Ley.
Archie Bromley of Archers of Raunds, has won a team bronze medal at the U18 European Youth Cup held in Sion Switzerland from 5th til 10th June 2023.
The under 18 men’s team made up of Archie, Max Oakley and Midas Tang, qualified in 4th place following the ranking round. They beat Slovakia in the quarter finals 5-4, then met Italy in the semi finals which they lost 2-6, putting them into the Bronze medal match against Germany. The close match went all the way to a shoot-off but GB’s 28 score including a nice 10 from Archie, was better than the Germans’ 24 to take the win.
You can watch the match on Youtube (skip to 3:40.00)
In all, Great Britain’s archers secured 10 medals making it a successful event.
Regretfully, Targetcraft Archers have made the decision to cancel their Double/Double 720 Weekend tournament, scheduled for 29th and 30th April.
Please get in touch with the tournament organisers if you have entered and require your entry fee refunding.