Ely Archers – 18 Medals at County Shoot

Ely Archers managed to collect a total of 18 medals and 3 trophies at the annual Jolly Archers competition at St. Ives on Sunday 10th February.

This archery competition also incorporates the Cambridgeshire County Indoor Championships. Ely Archers had 7 archers in attendance with 5 of them coming away with at least one medal.

Harry Tapp from Ely Archers was crowned  Junior Gents Recurve County Champion and Malcolm Basing was crowned Gents Barebow County Champion for 2019 (pictured). Harry is part of Archery GB’s National Age Group Academy and trains with his coach Gaynor Hutchison from Aim4sport in Sandy. This was the first time Malcolm had attended the competition and it was only his 4th ever archery competition.

Other wins for Ely included medals in the recurve and barebow team events as well as individual wins in the barebow and recurve single and double rounds.

Press release from Ely Archers

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