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Cornish archers aim for the top at the Devon and Cornwall County Championships in Newquay

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: July 24, 2013

  • Tretherras sports field. County archery competition.BOTB20130721E-009_C.jpg

  • Action from the county archery competition, above and top.

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THE best archers in two counties let their arrows fly across a school's sports fields in a tournament on Sunday.

Of 60 competitors aged from 9 to more than 70 in the Devon and Cornwall Archery Society County Championships at Newquay Tretherras Academy, two from the Helston/Lizard area made it to the final.

County tournament organiser Judith Brelsford said: "It was a lovely sunny day but the wind was pulling arrows down. It was a great event, though, and there were some fantastic displays of archery."

Cornish archers fared well, with winners including Sarah Conisbee, from near Helston, and Nicole Challacombe, from The Lizard.

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