After an exciting women's final match where placings were exchanged at an early stage, Susan Cunningham of WTSC came through to receive the National Champion award for 2012 with a combined score of 481.6. Sister Laura, also of WTSC came through in silver medal position (479.6), with Aisling Miller of DURC receiving bronze (474.4).
The men's final started with Terry Wearen (DFST) and John Lancaster (UCDRC) on the same score of 567, with Ray Kane (DFST) having a 16 point advantage. More consistent scoring from John gave him advantage over Terry, with the final scores leaving Terry in bronze position with 656, John in silver on 662.5 and Ray Kane on 683.3 taking the National Championship medal again for 2012.
Full results now available here.
NTSA wishes to thank the UCD Rifle Club for the use of the range and a special thanks to John Lancaster and Joe Thompson for their hard work and detailed preparation of the target systems which worked faultlessly on the day.
Some photographs of the medal presentations:
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