National Indoor Honours

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Fifteen Sussex Archers went to the Midlands to shoot in the National Indoor Championships on 7th and 8th December, and the small band performed with honour and considerable success.

The Top Sussex Placings were…
Marc Charlesworth (Recurve) won the under 14 age-group with a PB Portsmouth of 561
Gavin Sutherland (Recurve) was 3rd in the Gents Championships with FITA18 score of 573, and
Gerry Deak (Recurve) was 4th with 572
Kai Thomas-Prause (Compound Under 14) was 3rd with a 519 Portsmouth
Bryony Pitman (Recurve Under 18) shooting the Senior FITA18 came 6th scoring 549
Jodie Green (Recurve Under 18) was 12th in the Portsmouth with 513
Jamie Cole (Compound Under 18) came 18th with 574 in the Senior Championships

Gavin and Bryony were both placed in the Match Rounds, Bryony achieving 5th and Gavin 7th

Gavin and Gerry were in the winning Southern Counties team in the Regional Team Championship;

Gavin was part of the winning England team in the Home Nations Recurve Championship, and Pip Tucknott was in the winning England Compound Team.

Other Sussex Archers at the Championships in Coventry were Petra Ginman (Recurve 31st), Iorwouth Evans (Recurve 90th), Stephen Thomson (Recurve 111th),  Gareth Thomas-Prause (Recurve 122nd),  Matthew Bliss (Recurve 153rd), John Foley (Compound 27th), Pip Tucknott (Compound 63rd) , Ross Carr (Compound 83rd)

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