The National County Team Championships were held on the last weekend in June at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. Congratulations to Richard who was selected to shoot for the Hampshire team. The team came third in the country! Also, the rankings were published, congratulations again to Richard.
BAIGENT Chris BUCKNER Richard EMENEY Sonnie
HAMPSHIRE COUNTY RANKINGS AS AT 1ST JULY 2018
Scores are based on an archer’s best three WA 50/70 rounds and best three WA 1440 rounds.
Seven members were at the first day of the Hampshire - to shoot a World Record Shoot WA18m +Head2Head.
The shoot consists of a qualifying round, shooting 18m at a triple spot 40cm target (full size 40cm for barebow/longbow). The top 16 archers in each class go through to the head to head, where rank 1 goes up against 16th, 2 against 15th etc. In the qualifiers:
Gents recurve (there is no junior class):
Richard came 1st (565)
Steve came 7th (537)
Mark came 14th (516)
Alex came 21st (482)
In the ladies,
Jodie came 8th (328)
In the compound:
Steve B came 11th (529)
Eric came 14th (465)
This meant that 6 of us went through to the head 2 head, with the result that:
Richard WON GOLD
Mark and Steve were both knocked out in the first round, an...