King Henry of the VIII

Henry Bevan beat some of the best U16s in the country to win the Colts Challenge at the 2017 Game Fair.

The CPSA invited the top ten Colts according to their rankings to take part in their showcase event. Eight of the ten took part in the 25 target Sportrap semi-final.

Henry, Karl Miles, Chris Orchard and Ollie Zaitschenko qualified for the final. After an outstanding 22ex-25 in the semis, Henry took the final with a 19, followed buy Karl on 18. Ollie and Chris then battled it out in a shoot-off that lasted for three rounds. Ollie eventually emerged in third place after scoring 10ex-10 in the last round.

Nick Fellows, chief executive of the CPSA commented: “This competition is not only an important one for these young shooters, but also a great opportunity to showcase the sport to a wider audience and demonstrate just what it takes to be achieve success in clay shooting competitions. The course this year was challenging, and these young sportsmen demonstrated not only a great level of skill, but also a fantastic sporting demeanour.”

Photo: Olympian Steve Scott presents Henry Bevan with his prizes

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