Mel Lawther


Northern Irish


FITA Target Compound

Archery Career Span:

2 years compound, after 1 year Recurve

Performance Archery Coaching Period:

2 years


Major Achievements:

  • 2012 Face 2 Face Amsterdam: Last 12.
  • 2012 European Grand Prix Leg 2: Bronze Medal Individual and Silver Medal Mixed Team.
  • 2012 European Outdoor Championships: 9th Individual, 9thMixed Team
    • 2012 World Indoor Championships: 17th
    • 2011 European Field Championships: 18th
    • Ireland record holder: all Field, FITA 18, Compound 50m and Ladies FITA rounds
    • Ireland champion: 2011 & 2012 Indoor, Outdoor and Field


Coaching Story:

I have been coached by Alistair since switching to Compound and he has been a key part of my progression from beginner to international archer in the short period of time, despite a limit number of coaching sessions each year

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