In her first-ever Bisley Meeting, Amy Rudman shot consistently all week to finish in second place in Class D, as well as taking a third place in her class in the Eley Competition final. Conditions during this Centenary event varied from temperatures in the high 30ºs at the beginning of the week, to gusty winds and heavy drizzle later, but she coped with it all – three third placings, one 4th, one 5th and one 8th all combined to give her the second spot overall as she overtook her nearest rival on the final competition.
She also shot for the Devon ladies team in the inter-county 50-metres match, helping them to a
third place and scoring only one point less than the top Devon lady, Lindsay Agates !
Amy qualified for the second stage of the “Bobs” in the British Championship at the end of the week, and only missed out on the final by one place.
Well done Amy on a great Week - we are all so proud of you.
Let’s not forget the other Bideford shooters who all did well; Yvonne Hoile shot the Weekend Aggregate in brutally hot conditions, finishing halfway up Class C including a third place (and special bronze medal). Alex Raymont shot consistently well, and completed the week above halfway in Class B which is always fiercely contested; in the special competition shot on targets from 1922, he was only two points behind the winner. Paul Batten had his best-ever Bisley, only narrowly missing promotion to Class X, and being selected for Devon in both the inter-county matches.
Great performances everybody !