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BUCS Indoor Southern Qualifiers

On the 23rd of February, the Cambridge team headed down to Crawley for the BUCS Indoor Southern Qualifiers. While the novices were competing for medals on the day, the experienced shooters had coveted spots at the BUCS Indoor Final in their sights. The competition procedure was a lot more rigorous this time around, with identification checks, equipment checks, and, most importantly, establishing that no one dared to wear sinister blue denim. Eventually the day of shooting began, and with almost 40 universities all competing over the course of the day, and 32 bosses lined up across an enormous sports hall, it was hard not to be a little impressed by the scale of the event.

The day saw success with Christopher Guerin, Kimberley Callaghan, and Fraser Waters all succeeding in securing spots at the finals after strong performances. Meanwhile the novices also did very well, with Demelza Wright, Sam Day, and Thomas Burridge securing the silver medal in the team novice recurve category, and Demelza additionally getting the bronze medal for ladies novice recurve.

Overall the competition was a great experience (if just to hear 64 archers all shoot at once). Now we look forward to the 16th of March, which will see our qualifying archers heading to Leeds for the finals. We wish them the best of luck!

The full results from all the teams can be found here.