Invictus Games Medals for Kerys

Invictus Games Medals for Kerys

Kerys Knight of Northampton AC represented the UK in the Invictus Games which took place last week in Toronto, Canada. She won a fantastic bronze medal in the Powerlifting, then went on to win the GOLD medal in the women’s compound, overcoming American Kyle Burnett 133-127. This was one of four archery medals won by the UK team at the games. Many congratulations to Kerys!

bbc.co.uk/sport/live/get-inspired

Susan Corless & James Mason Announced in World Championships GB Team

Susan Corless & James Mason Announced in World Championships GB Team

Susan Corless and James Mason have both been picked to represent Great Britain at this years World Archery Championships to be held in Mexico City between 16 – 22 October 2017.

https://www.archerygb.org/team-announced-world-archery-championships-2017/

This is a fantastic achievement and we wish Susan and James the best of luck next month!

Two More National Records for Derek Bett!

Two More National Records for Derek Bett!

Derek Bett of Kettering Archers has achieved two more gents barebow national records.

Derek scored 266 for a Bray II round, and 259 for a Bray I round on the same day at Eagle Bowmen of Bedford’s Bray-Tastic Tournament on 20th November 2016.

Once rattified by ArcheryGB, Derek will hold a total of five national records.

Gents Barebow County Records

County Archers Selected for GB Squads

County Archers Selected for GB Squads

Three of the counties compound archers have been selected for funded compound squads for 2016/2017.

James Mason of Kettering Archers has been selected for the Great Britain Elite compound squad which is a selection of the best senior, cadet and junior archers.

Susan Corless of Northampton AC has been selected for the senior Great Britain squad.

And Lulia Petre of Corby Archers has been selected for development squad which is made up of cadets and juniors.

http://www.archerygb.org/downloads/Archery_GB_Funded_Winter_Compound_Squads_2016-2017.pdf

This document explains a bit more about the squads if you want some background:
http://www.archerygb.org/downloads/AGB_funded_Compound_Squad_Pathway_Plan(1).pdf

In addition, Ruby Paul of Archers of Raunds has been selected to join the ArcheryGB Academy programme.

Many congratulations to all four archers. The county is extremely proud of their achievements.

New National Record For Derek

New National Record For Derek

Derek Bett of Kettering Archers has yet again improved on his own gents barebow national record for the York round with 951.

Derek acheived the record at Jolly Archers Autumn Shoot on 18th September 2016. His previous record score of 943 was set only in June of this year at the 165th RLSAS Leamington & Midland Archery Meeting. Derek also holds the national record for the Double York with 1890 also set in June.