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Update on European Para-Championships

Report courtesy of Shona Judge:

Kerrie Leonard has been shooting a storm!

She has battled her way from qualifying 10th right the way through to the semi finals, knocking out the 7th and 2nd seed on her way!
Yesterday saw her scores as the highest on the field, and today she shoots strong through colder and windier conditions.

This morning she was on the line in the semi finals against the 3rd seed, Vanessa Bui of Germany. Vanessa took her out in a closely fought Match, but that still has Kerrie in place to fight for a Bronze Medal.

Update on the BRONZE match shortly, which starts at 11:30 GMT.

Kerrie still has the European Matches to shoot as well as the CQ Team events to compete in… Its all go for this little pocket rocket grin emoticon

John Cairns was unfortunately knocked out in the 1/4 rounds by Russian Nail Gatin 137/133… which was an impressive fight with only 4 points between them.
He has done us proud in the head to heads in getting to the 1/4 as it is by no means an easy feat, especially after taking out the Spanish #1 seed.

He still has his European matches to do yet and the Team event can still qualify him for Rio. Keep focused and strong, we are all behind you

Barry Guider also put up a great fight, but was taken out of both the Europeans and the Continental Quota Cup in the first 1/16.

Its a tough field out there, strong competition and an ever changing climate (by the hour).

You are all doing an amazing job…