Lizzie wins at Andover!

Congratulations to Lizzie Cantopher of Wellingborough Open Archery Club, on winning the Ladies Recurve event at this years prestigious Andover Double FITA Star, otherwise known as the Andoba FITA Star.

Lizzie scored 1219 on the Saturday and 1188 on the Sunday for a total of 2407, ahead of Caroline Owen of Bowmen of Petersfield with 2351.


July has been a great month for Lizzie, having shot brilliantly at Clophill Archery Club’s FITA Fest tournament, twice breaking the FITA 720 record with 554 on the Saturday and then scoring 564 on the Sunday.

A week later back at the same ground in Ampthill, Lizzie smashed the Ladies FITA round record with a fantastic 1237 (yet to be ratified) on the Saturday of the Bedfordshire Double FITA Star. The previous record of 1173 was held by J. Sheppard of Northampton Archery Club since July 1982. On the Sunday, Lizzie score 1187 for a new Double Ladies FITA record of 2419.

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