World Archery Weekend 2022 Peacock Archers at Girton College, Cambridge.
Day 1 – WA720’s and Head to Heads (18th June 2022)
A beautiful setting in the grounds of Girton College, but the first day was rainy and windy, nearly all day long. Jordan, Paul, Daniel, Pete, Mel, Harry, and Louise shot.
The first part of the day is the 720 rounds with 72 arrows at 70m for recurve and longbow. 50m for compound and barebow and 60m for recure masters (50+).
Recurve Gents – Harry ranked 1st in qualification with a score of 598. Mel was 9th with 535 and Paul 12th with 499.
Recurve Women’s Cadet and Masters – Louise qualified 5th with 514
Barebow Gents – Pete ranked 1st in qualification with a score of 566. Daniel was 5th with 450.
Compound Gents – Jordan qualified 10th with 443
Head to Head Matches
In the afternoon saw the head-to-head matches, where 3 arrows are shot with a set system for all bow types except compound who use a cumulative total score throughout 5 ends of arrows. In the set system the first archer to 6 points is the winner (2 for a win, 1 for a draw).
Recurve Gents – Paul was first to have a match in the top 32 and won it 6-0 but was beaten in the next round 6-0. Harry won his first match in the eight finals 6-0 and Mel won his match 6-2. The quarter final round saw Harry shoot against Mel and Mel won this round 6-0. Mel was then beaten in the semi-finals 6-2 but then went on to shoot in the bronze medal match and he won that 6-4 to take home the gents recurve bronze medal.
Recurve Women’s Cadet and Masters – Louise shot against Sophie Roberts in the quarter finals round but lost 6-0. Sophie then went on to win the event.
Barebow Gents – Pete sat out of the first match with a bye, whilst Daniel had his first match which he won 7-3. Pete was then drawn against Daniel, with Pete winning 7-1. Daniel then shot in the bronze medal match which he won 6-4 which gave him 3rd place and the bronze medal. Pete carried on to the final where he won 6-0 and took the men’s barebow gold medal.
Compound Gents – Jordan’s first match was in the eight-finals and saw him score 90 points, but his opposition scored a total of 135.
Overall Competition Results
1st Place Gents Barebow – Peter Lens
3rd Place Gents Barebow – Daniel Coe
3rd Place Gents Recurve – Mel Tang Richardson
Day 2 – WA1440 and Metric rounds (19th June 2022)
Better weather on the Snnday, partly sunny but still very breezy. The second day saw the 144 arrow rounds of 90m, 70m, 50m and 30m for gents with other shorter metric distances available for ladies, masters, and juniors. Today also included the Outdoor Cambridgeshire County Championships for 2022.
Overall Competition Results
2nd Place Women’s Masters Recurve – Louise Tapp
3rd Place Men’s Barebow – Daniel Coe
Cambridgeshire County Championship Results
1st Place Women’s Masters Recurve – Louise Tapp
1st Place Men’s Barebow – Daniel Coe
2nd Place Men’s Recurve – Paul Beck