10 Nov 2017 06:30am
MARIENTAL, 10 NOV (NAMPA) - The Windhoek Field Archery Club hosted the Khomas Field Year-End Shoot at their archery range at Heja Game Lodge last weekend.
A statement from the club on Thursday said with hot summer weather and gusting winds, the archers from across the nation shot three different rounds of 28 targets to end the 2017 season with a number of records smashed.
The statement said Namibias last cub archer, Nanda Schoeman, closed the year off with a bang, leaving the division with a record that had stood since 2011.
Schoeman hopes to bring home a medal as a Junior Field Archer at next years World Championship in South Africa.
The record breakers during the event were Frank Reddig in the Adult Male Bowhunter Recurve with 235 on the Field round; CF Brandt in the Junior Male Freestyle Recurve (JMFS) with 438 on the Field round and Liezl Schoeman, Adult Female Bowhunter Unlimited with 506 on the Hunter round. Nanda Schoeman in the Cub Female Freestyle Unlimited with 477 on the Hunter round, CF Brandt in the JMFS with 456 on the Hunter round and Dirk de Bod Jr. in the JMFU with 540 on Hunter round joined them.
The winners are as follows:
Adult Female Bowhunter Unlimited:
1st place - Liezl Schoeman
2nd place - Mel Rossler
Adult Male: Bowhunter Unlimited:
1st place - Rene Rossler
1st place - Louan Groenewald
2nd place - Jannie Meuwesen
1st place: Frank Reddig
Cubs (under 13 age groups) Female Archers/Freestyle Unlimited:
1st place - Nanda Schoeman
Junior (ages 13-17)
Female archers/Freestyle Unlimited:
1st place: Lindie Schoeman
Freestyle Recurve: 1st place: Quinn Reddig
Male archers: Freestyle Recurve:
1st place: CF Brandt
1st place: Dirk de Bod, Jr.
2nd place: Gideon Brink (Veteran: aged 55 and older)
1st place: Anton Zietsman
1st place: Dirk de Bod, Sr.