Archery

First published in Sport

NINE Evesham club members shot in the Worcester County Adult Championships and Open Shoot at Arley.

Men shot the York round at 100 80 and 60 yards, while the ladies shot the Hereford round at 80, 60 and 50 with juniors shooting at shorter distances according to their age. Ladies shooting Olympic style recurve bows were Linda Haines and Sue Gilder who finished third and fifth respectively.

Sarah Trout, with a compound bow, was second in her category.

Bob Smith placed sixth in the men’s compound bow category with Laurance Fletcher ninth. Mike Gilder was sixth in the recurve competition.

For the juniors, Sally Gilder and Emily and Harriet Fletcher all won gold medals in the ladies under 16s recurve, under 14s recurve and under 12s compound respectively.

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