Last weekend, Ed Ling returned from Baku in Azerbaijan after finishing fourth in the European Games still in good form, and used it to win the ABT English Open at Beverley Clay Target Centre.
Ed’s 197 was five targets clear of the Runner Up, Nick Dean. Nick had to endure a battle for second place, though, against David Kirk who also score 192. Two rounds of head-to-head shooting was needed to separate them after they scored 24 each in the shoot-off, then David dropped his 24th target in the second round and Nick hit his to edge ahead.
Katie Cox topped Abbey Ling in the Ladies category by four targets, and Trudy Yardy finished in third. The top Junior was Jack Wilkinson on a massive 190, 29 targets ahead of his nearest rival. John Winn won the Veterans and Theo Ling won Colts.
Read all the action from the line in the next issue of Clay Shooting.